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Ex Norweb, Lockett, and Walters Collections

451015. Sold For $9250

PLANTAGENET. Richard II. 1377-1399. AV Half Noble (26mm, 3.79 g, 5h). First Issue, Type 1b. Tower (London) mint. riý ¨RD ⎡ D Ḻ ŷ Ḻ rEҞ Ḻ ¨Nŷǹ ⎡ Ӳ ᚤ f Ḻ D Ḻ ƌiÝ ⎡ Ӳ ᚤ ¨, Richard standing facing in ship, holding sword and shield; ornaments –1–1–, quatrefoils 4/3, saltire above sail / ม DɨMiNE Ḻ NE Ḻ iN fѝRɨRE Ḻ Tѝɨ Ḻ ¨Rŷѝ¥S Ḻ ME, voided short cross potent over cross fleurée; in each angle, crown over lion passant; at center, r (over E) within quadrilobe; all within polylobe, with trefoil in each arch. Schneider 136 (same obv. die); North 1310 var. (symbol over sail); SCBC 1665. VF, a few light marks. Very rare.

Ex E. M. Norweb Collection (Part 1, Spink 45, 13 June 1985), lot 453, purchased from Spink, April 1957; Richard Cyrill Lockett Collection (English Part II, Glendining, 11 October 1956), lot 1334; F. A. Walters Collection (Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, 26 May 1913), lot 197.