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Triton XXI, Lot: 1403. Estimate $2500.
Sold for $7000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

PLANTAGENET. Edward III. 1327-1377. AV Half Noble (27mm, 3.79 g, 10h). Fourth coinage, Post-Treaty period. Calais mint. Struck 1369-1377. (voided quatrefoil) ЄD WΛRD’ · DI · GRΛ · RЄX · ΛnGL’ · (retrograde Z) · FRΛnC’ · (saltire stops), Edward standing facing in ship, holding sword and shield; ornaments -1-1, ropes 3/1, quatrefoils 3/2, lis 4 / + DOmInЄ : nЄ : In : FVRORЄ : TVO : ΛRGVAS : mЄ · (single and double saltire stops), voided short cross potent over cross fleurée; in each angle, crown over lion passant over voided trefoil; at center, Є within quadrilobe; all within polylobe, with trefoils in spandrels. Lawrence 3; Potter, Gold, obv. die 3; Doubleday 312 = Schneider 116 (same dies); North 1283; SCBC 1524. VF, a little weak on face of king. Very rare.


From the Arthur M. Fitts III Collection. Ex R. C. Lockett Collection (English part II, Glendining, 11 October 1956), lot 1266.