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Lennox Type 3 Forgery

COUNTERFEIT cf. GENUINE

LENNOX ? forgery. C.8/P.81.pm=mascle. Listed by Peck as genuine, but has poor style crowns and harp, plus colon after ET. n.b this is a type 3 copy (5 circlet jewels each side ? compared to the type 4 below ? with 9/9) Continue reading Lennox Type 3 Forgery

Lennox Forgery

COUNTERFEIT cf. GENUINE

LENNOX ? forgery. C.16/P.89. pm=pierced star (spur rowel?) Plain-fronted harp instead of eagle-headed. Listed by Peck as genuine, but believed to have originated in The Low Countries. Note crown circlet jewels! Continue reading Lennox Forgery

Richmond Type 1b

CARO over IACO. 9 circlet jewels either side. Eagle-headed harp with 5 or 6 strings. Recorded privy marks ? dagger and mascle. Obverse pm at 12.00 o?clock. Die axis upright.

Illustrated E.57/P.120. pm=dagger. 1625. (VS) ef

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Harington Type 2/3 Mule

Pairing of type 2 obverse with type 3 reverse. Privy mark is martlet on reverse. Seven harp strings. Die axis rotated.

Illustrated? (by courtesy of the Colin Cooke collection) E.21b/P.50. c.1616 (R) gvf