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 £3,600

Estimate: £2,000 - £2,600

Henry VI (First reign, 1422-1461), Annulet issue, Penny, York, mm. cross II on obv. only, lis by neck, 0.93g/1h (Lessen dies 1/2, and BNJ 1993, pl. 8, 19, this coin; Whitton 2; N 1433; S 1847). Very fine with a good portrait and some toning, extremely rare; only 3 specimens known to Lessen, one of which is in the British Museum £2,000-£2,600


Provenance: T.W.J.D. Dupree Collection; bt Spink May 1990