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Triton XXII, Lot: 1396. Estimate $3000.
Sold for $2250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

NORMAN. William I 'the Conqueror'. 1066-1087. AR Penny (18mm, 1.24 g, 6h). Sword type (BMC vi). Southwark mint; Leofwine, moneyer. Struck circa 1077-1080. + PILLELM REXI, crowned facing bust, holding sword over right shoulder / + LIFPINE ON SVÐII, cross pattée; all over quadrilateral, with incurved sides and fleur in each quarter. SCBI 11 (Stockholm), 33 (same obv. die); BMC 430 var. (rev. legend); North 846; SCBC 1255. Near EF, toned. Rare.

Ex Spink 246 (28 April 2017), lot 110; Richard Cyril Lockett Collection (English Part I, Glendining, 6 June 1955), lot 951.

Illustrated in Kevin Clancy, Objects of War, Currency in a Time of Conflict (London 2018), p. 112