Anglo-Gallic Coins and Coins of France (21 March 2013)

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Date of Auction: 21st March 2013

Sold for £370

Estimate: £90 - £120

Gros Tournois à la croix longue, three annulets in castle, key between n and i on rev., 2.02g/5h (E 53f). Chipped and discoloured, otherwise good fine £90-120

Footnote

Provenance: E.R.D. Elias Collection, Spink Auction 77, 21 June 1990, lot 94 [from Crédit de la Bourse 1977]; CNG Mailbid Sale 45, 18 March 1998 (2933).

Between the Elias sale in 1990 and the CNG sale in 1998 the coin suffered some edge damage; post-1998 the coin has been kept in a plastic holder, which has discoloured it