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11101098

Henry IV Noble – Ex Magnus, Dupree, Lockett, & Roth

CNG 111, Lot: 1098. Estimate $7500.
Sold for $7500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.



LANCASTER. Henry IV. 1399-1413. AV Noble (34mm, 7.03 g, 3h). Second (Light) coinage, Primary series Pb(ii) (type V). Tower (London) mint. Һ ЄnR IC’ DI GRΛ RЄX · ΛnGL‘ Ɨ FRΛnC‘ Dn’S ҺIB’ (retrograde 7) Λ, Henry standing facing in ship with bowsprit, holding sword and shield; ornaments 1-11-11-1, ropes 3/1, quatrefoils 3/3, lis 1-2-1; cross below second lis on hull / + IҺ’C ΛVTЄm TRΛnSIЄnS PЄR mЄDIVm ILLORV IBΛT, voided short cross potent over cross fleurée; in each angle, crown over lion passant over trefoil; at center, Һ within angled quadrilobe; all within polylobe, with trefoils in spandrels; double saltire stops. Stewartby p. 318; Schneider –; North 1355; SCBC 1715. Good VF, slight weakness on king’s face, otherwise unusually well struck on a broad flan. Rich golden tone. Very rare and with an excellent pedigree.


Ex Magnus Collection (Spink 212, 28 March 2012), lot 842; Duprée Collection (acquired by Spink in 1989); R. C. Lockett Collection (English Part V, Glendining, 17 October 1961), lot 4288; Bernard Roth Collection (Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, 19 July 1917), lot 192. Found at Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex, 6 July 1901.