S.1535, Berwick -
Edward III (1327-1377), First coinage, Penny, Berwick-upon-Tweed, class VIII, bear’s head in second quarter, VILLA BERWICI, 0.98g/2h (Withers 11a; SCBI North 1151; N 1084; S 1535). Very rare. From the North Yorkshire Moors Collection of Marvin Lessen, auctioned by DNW in 2018-20. Provenance: J.J. North Collection [acquired after 1989]; W.J. Conte Collection; CNG Triton V Auction (New York), 15-16 January 2002, lot 2459. Images courtesy of DNW, lot 593, 3rd July 2019.