Pennies of the Durham Mint, from the Collection of Ray Robinson

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Date of Auction: 8th June 2016

Sold for £120

Estimate: £150 - £200

Edward III (1327-1377), Bp de Bury or Bp Hatfield, Florin coinage, type D2, mm. cross, reads edwar’ and yb, no extra marks, 1.37g/6h (Allen 109; SCBI North 1095; N 1124; S 1550). Flat in places, otherwise about very fine, extremely rare £150-200


Provenance: F. Elmore Jones Collection, Part I, Glendining Auction, 13 April 1983, lot 1277 [from P. Woodhead].

This coin was published by Elmore Jones in
BNJ 29, p.332, no 2 and illustrated in BNJ 30, pl.xxiii, 22. At the time of the sale in 1983 only two others were recorded, in the British Museum and Woodhead collections