Flanders, Philip 'de Stoute' (The Bold), 1384-1404, Gold Noble, (Noble d'Or), in the style of the English Coinage
Brugge, Gand or Mechelen mint .
Obverse: The Count standing facing in ship holding upright sword and quartered shield bearing the French and Burgundian arms, ship rigging with two ropes to left, and one rope to right, with Latin legend surrounding: P | HS | DEI : GRA : DVX : BVRG : COMES . Z . DNS : FLAND
Reverse: Large P at centre of ornamental floriated cross with lis terminals, crowned leopards in angles, trefoils in spandrels, all within a beaded and linear tressure, with Latin legend surrounding: + IhC .' AVTEM : TRANSIENS : PER : MEDIV : ILLORVM : IBAT
Schneider III, 152-153; Delmonte 474; Vernier 28; F.169 7.69 grams, 34 mm in diameter.
A superb choice mint state example of this rare coin, with a pleasing portrait.
Has been graded and slabbed by NGC as MS 63
NGC Certification number: 2111103-002.
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