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Auction 22004  23 Jan 2022
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Starting price: 25 000 GBP
Current bid: None

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(x) The Jean-Marie Vanmeerbeeck Collection of Numismatic Portraits from Medieval Flanders and Tudor England | Flanders, Louis II de Male (1346-1384), 1/3-Gouden Helm / 1/3-Heaume d'Or, 19 December 1367 - 18 June 1368, Gent, LVDOVIC .' DEI : GRA : COM .' F : D .' FLANDRIE, tournament helmet above a slanting Flemish shield held by two rampant lions, rev. + BENEDICT : QVI : VENIT : IN : NOMINE : DN-I, double saltire stops, retrograde Ns, cross fleurÈe and feuillue, D' at centre, F L A N in angles, all within tressure of sixteen arcs, 2.31g [35.4grns], 8h, m.m. cross pattÈe (ThÈry 19; Vernier 18; Elsen 34; Delmonte 463; Gaillard -; Fb. 160 [105]), lightly toned with a hint of rub in fields, otherwise lustrous and handsomely struck up, extremely fine or very near so, and of the highest rarity, only 5,024 pieces originally struck, this example finer than the recently offered ThÈry specimen. Subject to 5% tax on Hammer Price in addition to 20% VAT on Buyerís Premium.
Provenance
Yves Cellard, Credit de la Bourse, Sale, 26-28 April 1993, lot 843
Mr. Claque (France)
Estimate: £25000 - £35000
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