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Triton XXII, Lot: 1397. Estimate $4000.
Sold for $5500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

NORMAN. William I 'the Conqueror'. 1066-1087. AR Penny (19mm, 1.12 g, 1h). Profile/Cross and Trefoils type (BMC vii). London mint; Eadwig, moneyer. Struck circa 1080-1083. + PILLELM REX, crowned bust right, holding scepter / + EEDPI ON LIINDN, cross pattée, with annulet at center and voided trefoil in each quarter. SCBI 11 (Stockholm), 53 (same obv. die); BMC 464 var. (rev. legend); North 847; SCBC 1256. Near EF, deeply toned. Pleasing portrait. Rare.


Ex G. W. Trow Collection (Triton 20, 9 January 2017), lot 1553; Nomos FPL (Winter/Spring 2012), no. 105; Dr. Andrew Wayne Collection.