Edward III, Noble, Fourth coinage 1351-77, Tower, very rare mule type

Edward III Noble, Fourth coinage (1351-77), series F/Ga mule, unbarred A’ and N’s, saltire stops, mint mark cross 3, reverse, large E in centre, annulet stops, 7.68grms, (Doubleday 87-88; Schneider 36 same ob die; N.1173/1179; S.1489/1490). This is a very rare mule, softly struck otherwise nearly extremely fine, lustrous, edge nick at 5 o’clock, a good example with an excellent provenance.

Pinchbeck Hoard, Lincolnshire, discovered 1980’s
Ex, Christie’s, 28th Febuary 1989, lot 11
Ex, Spink, 24th November 1993. lot 12
Ex DNW, 14th March 2007, lot 1496