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Triton XXIII – Session Four – World Coinage Part II, British Coinage and Medals, and Large Lots

Lot nuber 1190

LOW COUNTRIES, Vlaanderen (Flanders). Filips de Stoute (the Bold). 1384-1404. AV Gouden nobel (34.5mm, 7.71 g, 9h). Gand (Ghent), Mechelen (Mechlin), and Brugge (Bruges) mint.


Triton XXIII – Session Four – World Coinage Part II, British Coinage and Medals, and Large Lots
Lot: 1190.
 Estimated: $ 3 000

World, Gold

Sold For $ 7 500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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LOW COUNTRIES, Vlaanderen (Flanders). Filips de Stoute (the Bold). 1384-1404. AV Gouden nobel (34.5mm, 7.71 g, 9h). Gand (Ghent), Mechelen (Mechlin), and Brugge (Bruges) mint. P h’S DЄI GRA DVX BVRG COmЄS Z Dn’S FLAnD’, half-length figure of king standing facing within ship, holding sword and shield / + Ih’C ΛVTЄm TRΛnSIЄnS PЄR mЄDIV ILLORVm IBΛT, cross fleurdelisée and feuillue; in center of cross, rosette within angled quadrilobe; in each quarter, crown above lion passant left; all within tressure of eight arches; trefoils in spandrels; double saltire stops. Cf. Grierson, Coins of Medieval Europe C24 (noble of Edward III; for prototype); V&S 278; Vanhoudt G2632; Delmonte, Or 474; Friedberg 169. Minor die rust. Toned. EF. Strong portrait.

From the Richard A. Jourdan Collection of Medieval European Coins, purchased from Charles H. Wolfe, III, 2004.

Flanders was the key market for wool, England’s most valuable export. English authorities insisted that Flemish merchants pay for wool in English coin. Numerous imitations, both official and unofficial, of the gold Noble, the principle English trade coin, was the inevitable result.

The final winners of all Triton XXIII lots will be determined at the live public sale that will be held on 14-15 January 2020. Triton XXIII – Session Four – World Coinage Part II, British Coinage and Medals, and Large Lots will be held Wednesday afternoon, 15 January 2020 beginning at 2:00 PM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and in person at the public auction, 22.50% for all others.