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

Lot nuber 1298

YORK (Restored). Richard III. 1483-1485. AR Groat (22mm, 2.25 g, 3h). Type 2a. London mint; im: boar’s head 1 over halved sun & rose 1/sun and rose 1. Struck in the name of Edward IV or V, 20 July 1483 to June 1484.


Triton XXIII – Session Four – World Coinage Part II, British Coinage and Medals, and Large Lots
Lot: 1298.
 Estimated: $ 2 000

British, Silver

Sold For $ 1 600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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YORK (Restored). Richard III. 1483-1485. AR Groat (22mm, 2.25 g, 3h). Type 2a. London mint; im: boar’s head 1 over halved sun & rose 1/sun and rose 1. Struck in the name of Edward IV or V, 20 July 1483 to June 1484. (boar’s head over halved sun & rose) ЄDWΛRD’· DI’· GRΛ’· RЄX ΛnGL’· 7 FRΛnC (saltire stops), crowned facing bust within tressure of arches; pellet below; 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. Winstanley p. 184; MEG type 2a; Whitton, “Die Links Between Edward IV, Edward V, and Richard III” in BNJ XXIV (1941-44), 9-10; Locket II, 1649 (same dies); North 1672 (Edward V); SCBC 2155. Toned, clipped. Near VF. Very rare.

From the Arthur M. Fitts III Collection. Ex Spink Numismatic Circular XCVIII.9 (November 1990), no. 6892; Sir David Dupree collection, acquired en block by Spink 1989; Glendining’s (2 September 1971), lot 141.


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.