Richard III Silver Halfgroat
mm. Sun and Rose 2
Spink - 2162
North – 1682 Very Rare
RIC[ARD DE]I GRA REX ANGL Z FR. Crowned facing bust in tressure of arches.
POSVI DEVM ADIVTORE MEVM, CIVITAS LONDON. Long cross pattée dividing the legend, with three pellets in each angle.
Approaching very fine, surface scuffs, toned. Very rare and absent from many major collections. Only 22 other examples known, 8 of which are in museums.
Ex Dr J. Hulett Collection bt S. Mitchell December 1999