Richard II gold Noble, Calais Mint with French title, trefoil over sail, type 3a

World Coins - Richard II gold Noble, Calais Mint with French title, trefoil over sail, type 3a
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Richard II (1377-99), gold Noble of six shillings and eight pence, Calais Mint, type 3a, with French title in legend, armoured King standing in ship with upright sword and quartered shield, flag at stern of ship for Calais Mint, trefoil of annulets over sail, Latin legend and beaded borders surrounding, double saltire stops in legend, RIC ARDxx DIxx GRAxx REXxx AnGL'x Zx FRAnCxx DnSxx hIBxx Zx AQTx, rev. R at centre of ornate cross with lis terminals, crown over lion in each angle, all within a tressure of eight arcs, fleurs in spandrels, Latin legend and beaded border surrounding, initial mark cross pattée IhCxx AVTEmxx TRAnSIEnSxx PERxx mEDIVxx ILLORVmxx IBAT, weight 6.91g (Schneider 169; N.1307 var.; S.1662). Striking a little blundered in places as per usual for Richard II gold, weak at face, lightly clipped, otherwise very fine, rare.
 
The abbreviated Latin legends translate as on the obverse "Richard by the Grace of God, King of England, Lord of Ireland and Aquitaine"; and on the reverse "But Jesus, passing through the midst of them, went His way" taken from the Bible.

Provenance:
Ex A H Baldwin, Summer Fixed Price List 2013, item BH012. 
 
Price SKU: CM05560
£ 5,000.00
  • US$ 6,227.20
  • € 5,612.11
  • AUD 9,050.09
  • CHF 6,139.65
  • CAD 8,229.04

Rates for: 09/13/19

Ships from: United Kingdom