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 £3,400

Estimate: £2,400 - £3,000

Richard III (1483-1485), Groat, York, type 3, mm. halved sun and rose (no.2) on obv. only, nothing below bust, 2.59g/5h (Stewartby p.434, IIIb; Winstanley 17; N 1681; S 2159). Surfaces slightly porous and with edge chip, otherwise very fine and very rare £2,400-£3,000

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Provenance: SCMB July 1971 (H 1065); SCMB April 1976 (H 5633); SNC April 1977 (3145); SNC October 1978 (11914)