The North Yorkshire Moors Collection of British Coins formed by Marvin Lessen (Part 2) (3 July 2019)

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Date of Auction: 3rd July 2019

Sold for £3,000

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Henry IV (1399-1413), Heavy coinage, Penny, London, bust with long neck, star on breast, additional pellet in two quarters on rev., 0.92g/12h (Potter 5, this coin; N 1348; S 1719). Very fine and toned, extremely rare £1,500-£2,000

Footnote

Provenance: From the Highbury (London) Find, 1868; J.F. Neck Collection; H. Webb Collection, Part I, Sotheby Auction, 9-14 July 1894, lot 113; J.G. Murdoch Collection, Part I, Sotheby Auction, 31 March-4 April 1903, lot 318, recté Heavy coinage; F.A. Walters Collection, Part I, Sotheby Auction, 26-30 May 1913, lot 234; F.A. Walters Collection, Part II, Sotheby Auction, 24-7 October 1932, lot 230; G.C. Drabble Collection, Part II, Glendining Auction, 13-14 December 1943, lot 1049; SCMB June 1949 (7722); SCMB November 1950 (8135); R. Carlyon-Britton Collection; ‘New Jersey’ (J.L. Dresser) Collection, Stack’s Auction (New York), 29 April-1 May 1987, lot 1744; A.F. Lovejoy Collection, Stack’s Auction (New York), 2-3 December 1997, lot 1476