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Very Rare Aberdeen Penny

CNG 109, Lot: 997. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $1500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SCOTLAND. David II. 1329-1371. AR Penny (18.5mm, 1.14 g, 10h). Second coinage, Type B. Aberdeen mint. Struck 1367-1371. Crowned larger young bust left; lis-tipped scepter before / Long cross pattée; mullets in quarters. Stewart pl. III, 45; Burns 9 note; SCBC 5122. Good VF, lightly toned. Very rare; the only Aberdeen penny we have handled.

From the Dr. William E. Triest Collection. Ex Triton VI (14 January 2003), lot 1486.