Ancient, British and World Coins, Numismatic Books (9 December 2010)

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Date of Auction: 9th December 2010

Sold for £1,850

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,500

Henry IV (1399-1413), Heavy coinage, Penny, York, mm. cross pattée on obv. only, 1.14g/12h (Delmé-Radcliffe 76, same rev. die; N 1351; S 1722). Reverse slightly off-centre, otherwise very fine and probably much as struck, very rare £1,200-1,500


The Delmé-Radcliffe specimen appears to have a crack running through the reverse die; this coin would have been struck when the die was in an undamaged state