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 £5,500

Estimate: £2,000 - £2,600

Henry IV or Henry V, Light coinage: Secondary series, Groat, class A, mm. pierced cross with central pellet on obv., cross pattée on rev., ‘emaciated’ bust, large fleurs on all cusps, quatrefoil after henric, slipped trefoil after posvi, 3.68g/6h (Stewartby p.323 [Henry IV]; Harris, BNJ 1997, p.26, 7, and pl. 2, this coin; Potter I-1 and pl. ix, 1, this coin; N 1385; S 1759). Very fine and very rare £2,000-£2,600

Footnote

Provenance: J.D. Cuff Collection, Sotheby Auction, 8 June-5 July 1854, lot 851; E.W. Rashleigh Collection, Sotheby Auction, 21 June-1 July 1909, lot 697; F.A. Walters Collection, Part I, Sotheby Auction, 26-30 May 1913, lot 243; L.E. Bruun Collection, Part I, Sotheby Auction, 18-22 May 1925, lot 374; R.C. Lockett Collection, Part II, Glendining Auction, 11-17 October 1956, lot 1390; D. Mangakis Collection; Margaret Delmé-Radcliffe Collection, Glendining Auction, 17 April 1985, lot 85