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Triton XXI, Lot: 1409. Estimate $4000.
Sold for $4500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

LANCASTER. Henry VI. First reign, 1422-1461. AV Noble (32mm, 6.90 g, 2h). Annulet issue. Calais mint; im: lis. Struck 1422-1427. Һ ЄnRIC’ (fleur) DI’ · GRΛ’ · RЄX · ΛnGL’ · Z · FRΛnC’ · DnS · ҺУB’ (trefoil stops), Henry standing facing in ship, holding sword and shield; annulet to left of hand; ornaments: -1-1-; quatrefoils: 3/3 / (lis) IҺ’C (mullet) ΛVT’ · TRΛnSIЄnS · PЄR · mЄDIVm · ILLORV’ · IBΛT (annulet stops), cross fleurée over voided short cross potent; at center, Һ within quatrefoil; in each angle, crown above lion passant; all within double polylobe, with annulet in one spandrel and trefoil (type 1) in all others. Whitton, Heavy 7a; Schneider 299 var. (ornaments); North 1415; SCBC 1803. EF, shallow short cut at edge of obverse. Well struck from fresh dies.

From the Arthur M. Fitts III Collection. Ex CNG Inventory 761411 (November 2005); Dr. Andrew Wayne Collection; Baldwin's 17 (5 May 1998), lot 409; Hampton Collection (Spink 82, 27 March 1991), lot 57.