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 £1,800

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Henry VI (First reign, 1422-1461), Annulet issue, Halfpenny, York, mm. cross II on obv. only, lis by neck, 0.50g/6h (Lessen dies 2/1, and BNJ 1993, pl. 8, 22, this coin; Withers A.1; Whitton 1; N 1436; S 1850). Very fine and toned, extremely rare; only 3 specimens known to Lessen, the others being in institutions £1,500-£2,000

Footnote

Provenance: L.A. Lawrence Collection, Part III, Glendining Auction, 11 July 1951, lot 600, recté Halfpenny; R. Carlyon-Britton Collection; T.W.J.D. Dupree Collection; SNC September 1989 (4652)