BELGIUM BRABANT, PHILIP THE GOOD GOLD CAVALIER d' OR, MS61

BELGIUM BRABANT, PHILIP THE GOOD GOLD CAVALIER d' OR, MS61

Code: 10184

£2,500.00
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BRABANT, Philip the Good (Philippe le Bon, 1430-1467)  Gold Cavalier d'or n.d. (1434–1437),
Brussels mint
Obverse: The duke in knight’s armour and a raised sword in his right hand, seated on a horse galloping to the right, x BRAB x in the exergue, legend surrounding: PH'S xx DEI xx GRA 'xx DVX xx BVRG' xx BRA - B xx Z xx LIMBVRG.
Reverse: Shield split on a flowered cross ✠ SIT xx NOMEN etc.GH.
1.1; Delm. 63; of W. 468; Fr. 27 (42); Vanhoudt 1BS.
3.64 grams
A superb strike for the issue and scarce graded this high.
Graded and slabbed by NGC as MS61
NGC Certification number: 4669380-003

*Philip III was known as Philip the Good. Philip significantly enlarged the Netherlands possessions for the House of Burgundy and it was his troops who captured Joan of Arc and handed her over to the English crown in 1430.