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

Lot nuber 1295

YORK (Restored). Edward IV or V. 1483. AR Groat (25mm, 3.15 g, 8h). London (Tower) mint; im: halved sun & rose.


Triton XXIII – Session Four – World Coinage Part II, British Coinage and Medals, and Large Lots
Lot: 1295.
 Estimated: $ 3 000

British, Silver

Sold For $ 4 750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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YORK (Restored). Edward IV or V. 1483. AR Groat (25mm, 3.15 g, 8h). London (Tower) mint; im: halved sun & rose. (halved sun & rose) ЄDWARD’· DI’· GRA’· RЄX AnGL’· 7 FRAnC (saltire stops), crowned facing bust within tressure of arches; lis at lower cusps / (halved sun & rose) POSVI DЄVm : Λ DIVTOR Є mЄVm/ CIVI TΛS LOn DOn (double saltire stop), long cross pattée; trefoils in quarters. Stewart, “The Dies of Edward V’s Silver Coins” in BNJ L (1980), die A = “The Groats of Edward V” in BNJ 53 (1983), die 9, no. 1 (this coin cited); Lockett III 3174 (same dies); Stewartby p. 434, XXI; North 1631 (Edward IV); SCBC 2146a. Slight weakness of strike on crown. Toned. Good VF. A pleasing example of this rare and enigmatic issue.

From the Arthur M. Fitts III Collection. Ex J. Atkinson Collection (Dix, Noonan, & Webb 148, 18 September 2018), lot 310; Spink Numismatic Circular LXXIX.6 (June 1971), no. 6816; H.W. Morrieson Collection (Sotheby & Co, 20 November 1933), lot 210; W. Allen Collection (Sotheby, Wilkinson, & Hodge, 14 March 1898), lot 412.


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.