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from the Stack's Bowers 2018 Collector's Choice sale, lot 70629
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This specimen was lot 70629 in Stack's Bowers Collector's Choice sale (Santa Ana, CA, May 2018), where it sold for $840. The catalog description[1] noted, "GREAT BRITAIN. 1/4 Noble, ND (1356-61). Edward III (1327-77). PCGS AU-55 Secure Holder. Fourth coinage, pre-treaty period. Cross mintmark, tight flan. Fully struck. EX: Seaby, August 1976." The noble was introduced by Edward III as part of a monetary reform and was tariffed at eighty pence (6 shillings 8 pence) and was the first gold coin to circulate in several centuries.

Recorded mintage: unknown but scarce.

Specification: gold, 30 grains (1.95 g); this specimen 1.60 g.

Catalog reference: Fr-91; S-1498.


  • Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 7th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2003.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, Kyle Ponterio and Chris Chatigny, The May 2018 Collector's Choice Sale, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2018.
  • Lobel, Richard, Mark Davidson, Allan Hailstone and Eleni Calligas, Coincraft's Standard Catalogue of English and UK Coins, 1066 to Date, London: Coincraft, 1995.
  • Skingley, Philip, ed., Standard Catalogue of British Coins: Coins of England & the United Kingdom, 46th edition, London: Spink & Son, 2011.

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