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10901003

Superb Robert III Penny

CNG 109, Lot: 1003. Estimate $1500.
Sold for $2200. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SCOTLAND. Robert III. 1390-1406. AR Penny (18.5mm, 0.91 g, 5h). Heavy coinage (?). Edinburgh mint. Struck 1390-circa 1403. + ROBЄRTVS (lis) DЄI G (lis) RЄX SCO, crowned facing bust / VILL Λ (lis) ЄDInBV RGh (lis), long cross pattée; trilobes in quarters. Cf. Burns 1-2 and figs. 338-9; cf. SCBC 5180-1 (debased silver issue). Good VF, toned. Remarkably good metal for issue. Very rare.


From the Dr. William E. Triest Collection, purchased from Mike R. Vosper.