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Richard II Type III Penny - Mint York


Richard II AD 1377 to 99 Type IIIA Penny (York) Late Period (1390 / 99) Obv: Crowned bust facing;cross or Lis on breast. Legend: (RI)CARD xx REX xx ANGL xx Z xxF(RAN) Double Saltire Stops. Top segment of coin missing. Rev: Long cross quartered by trefoil of pellets - Quatrefoil with central pellet in centre of cross; note the top right arm of the cross is slightly off centre where it meets the central Quatrefoil; a trait noted by Purvey for all type III Pence of York. Legend: CI(VI/TAS*)/EBOR/ACI xx Double Saltire Stops after ACI and Scallop? after TAS. See Lord Stewartby's English Coins 1180 - 1551 Plate 15 No 303 for a good example of the scallop after TAS. Purvey Type IIIA as plate VIII No 72 - see British Numismatic Journal (BNJ) Vol 31 1962 pp 88 to 108 North 1329 (a) SCBC 1695. Bought eBay November 2015. Weight = 0.87 gms

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