Anglo-Gallic, Edward the Black Prince Hardi d'Or La Rochelle

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Anglo-Gallic, Edward the Black Prince Hardi d'Or La Rochelle

Edward the Black Prince (1362-72), gold Hardi D'Or, La Rochelle Mint (c. early 1368), facing half-length robed figure of Prince, pointing finger and holding upright sword, flowers in hair, within tressure of 16 arcs, Latin legend and beaded border surrounding with cinquefoil stops, +ED* PO* GnS* REGIS* AnGLIE* PnS* AQVITA, rev. voided quatrefoil at centre of cross quernee, lis and lion in angles, all within tressure of 16 arcs, Latin legend and beaded border surrounding, + AUXLLIVm * mEVm* A* DOMInO*R, chevron barred A, last R possibly over F, weight 4.03g (Elias 164; SCH 67; AGC 181 dies 6/c; S.8128). Some striking weakness both sides, very fine and very rare, has been graded and slabbed by PCGS as AU55.

PCGS certification 34312657.

The abbreviated Latin legends should read in full on obverse as "Edwardvus, Primo Genitvs Regis Anglie Princeps Aqvitanie" which translates as "Edward, first born of the King of England, Prince of Aquitaine." On the reverse the Latin legend translates as "My help cometh from the Lord."

BM01534

£17,500
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