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64, Lot: 337. Estimate $100.
Sold for $260. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ANGLO-GALLIC. Edward, the Black Prince. 1362-1372. AR Demi Gros (23mm, 2.12 gm). First issue. Poitiers mint. Half-length figure right carrying sword / Long cross; three pellets in each angle. Elias 179a. Nice VF.

From the Charles E. Weber collection

Elias notes (on pg. 176) that the first issue coins of Edward the Black Prince are of good silver compared with those of later issues, and that "...the demi-gros...of the first issue (is) far rarer than that of the second, which is exactly what can be expected."