The North Yorkshire Moors Collection of British Coins & Tokens formed by Marvin Lessen (29 January 2020)

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Date of Auction: 29th January 2020

Sold for £400

Estimate: £80 - £100

Henry VII (1485-1509), Facing Bust issue, Second period, Groat, class IIIc, mm. greyhound’s head (no.2) on obv., rose on rev., crown with inner arch plain, reads fr, double saltires before civi, single saltire after tas, before lon and after don, 3.11g/12h (Shuttlewood 29, same dies; Stewartby pl. 28, 485, same rev. die; P & W IIIc, cross-end 9; cf. SCBI Ashmolean 404-5; N 1705c; S 2199). Weak on drapery (and corresponding on reverse), otherwise good fine, grey tone, rare £80-£100


Provenance: L.A. Lawrence Collection, Part IV, Glendining Auction, 28 November 1951, lot 1230 (part); R. Carlyon-Britton Collection (13256/IX/405); bt Seaby January 1965