FAQ's

What makes a coin valuable?

Plus Icon

I have coins to sell, what’s the next step?

Plus Icon

How will my purchases be shipped?

Plus Icon

What happens if I’m not entirely happy with my purchase?

Plus Icon
BM02839

Richard II Noble, London Mint, early type 1b, new lettering, MS63

Richard II (1377-99), gold Noble of six shillings and eight pence, Tower Mint London, type 1b, King standing in ship with upright sword and quartered shield, beaded circle surrounding, RIC ARDxx DIxxGxx REXxx AnGL xZx FRAnCxx Dxx hIBxx Zxx AQ, rev. R at centre of ornamental cross with lis terminals, crowns over lions in angles, all within a beaded and linear tressure, fleurs in spandrels, legend +IhCxx AVTEmxx TRAnSIEnSxx PERxx mEDIVxx ILLORVxx IBAT, weight 7.64g (Schneider 133; Webb Ware 1b; N.1302; S.1654). Toned, a little weakly struck at one part of legend both sides, slabbed by NGC as MS63 and the highest grade at this service for the variety.

NGC certification 5880727-006.

We note there is only one example graded finer at PCGS at time of writing (January 2021).

The abbreviated Latin legends translate as on the obverse "Richard by the Grace of God, King of England and France, Lord of Ireland and Aquitaine"; and on the reverse "But Jesus, passing through the midst of them, went His way" taken from the Bible.

Provenance:

Ex St James Auction 5, 27th September 2006, lot 178.

FAQ's

What makes a coin valuable?

Plus Icon

I have coins to sell, what’s the next step?

Plus Icon

How will my purchases be shipped?

Plus Icon

What happens if I’m not entirely happy with my purchase?

Plus Icon