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

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Date of Auction: 18th September 2012

Sold for £17,000

Estimate: £12,000 - £15,000

Pavillon d’or, second issue, Bordeaux, 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, 4.72g/4h (Elias 154c). About extremely fine on a full round flan, rare £12,000-15,000

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Provenance: Münzen und Medaillen Auktion 95 (Basle), 4-5 October 2004, lot 439