Lot Archive


№ 302


21 February 1996

Hammer Price:

Henry VI (First reign, 1422-1461), mule of Annulet and Pinecone-Mascle issues, Halfgroat, Calais, m.m. cross V, 9-arc tressure with annulets by bust, legend ends with closed F, reverse with mascle after VIL and pinecone after SIE, 1.78gm (cf. Whitton 13/25; N. 1429/1463; S. 1840/1877). Neatly pierced in two places, otherwise about very fine and clear, believed unpublished as a mule this way round (£70-100)

Calais halfgroat mules having a Pinecone-Mascle obverse type coupled to an Annulet reverse are known (Whitton 25-27)