Richard II gold Noble, Calais Mint, type 3c

World Coins - Richard II gold Noble, Calais Mint, type 3c
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Richard II (1377-99), gold Noble of six shillings and eight pence, Calais Mint, type 3c, with French title resumed, armoured King standing in ship with upright sword and quartered shield, pellet above shield and one to lower right, lion passant on rudder of ship, flag at stern of ship for Calais Mint, Latin legend and beaded borders surrounding, double saltire stops in legend, RIC ARDxx DIxx GRAxx REXxx AnGLxx Zx FRAnCxx Dxx hIBxx Zx AQ, 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 7.73g (Schneider 180; N.1307; S.1663). Toned, well struck if a little short of flan, of full weight, good detail with a better face on the King than the Schneider example, good very fine and a very rare survivor in such good condition for this type.

The abbreviated Latin legends translate as on the obverse "Richard by the Grace of God, King of England and France, 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 Sovereign Rarities Auction 1, 25th September 2018, lot 21.


 

Prezzo SKU : CM06457
£ 10,000.00
  • US$ 12,797.54
  • € 11,515.23
  • AUD 18,763.76
  • CHF 12,656.77
  • CAD 16,863.32

Quotazione: 10/18/19

Invia da: United Kingdom