Anglo-Gallic Coins from the Collection of Arthur M Fitts III

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Date of Auction: 18th September 2012

Sold for £16,000

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Pavillon d’or, first issue, La Rochelle, Prince standing holding sword beneath ornate portico, feathers at sides, lions at feet, rev. ornate cross, lis and leopards in angles, mint-letter at end of legend, 5.34g/1h (Elias 151). About extremely fine, rare £10,000-15,000

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Provenance: Münzen und Medaillen Deutschland Auktion 9 (Weil-am-Rhein), 4-5 October 2001, lot 1206