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Triton XXIII – Session Four – World Coinage Part II, British Coinage and Medals, and Large Lots

Lot nuber 1242

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.


Triton XXIII – Session Four – World Coinage Part II, British Coinage and Medals, and Large Lots
Lot: 1242.
 Estimated: $ 4 000

British, Silver

Sold For $ 3 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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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. Cf. Grierson, Coins of Medieval Europe 146 (for different type); SCBI 11 (Stockholm), 53 (same obv. die); BMC 464 var. (rev. legend); North 847; SCBC 1256. deeply toned. Near EF. Pleasing portrait. Rare.

From the Richard A. Jourdan Collection of Medieval European Coins. Ex Triton XXII (8 January 2019), lot 1397; G. W. Trow Collection (Triton XX, 9 January 2017), lot 1553; Nomos FPL (Winter/Spring 2012), no. 105; Dr. Andrew Wayne Collection.


The final winners of all Triton XXIII lots will be determined at the live public sale that will be held on 14-15 January 2020. Triton XXIII – Session Four – World Coinage Part II, British Coinage and Medals, and Large Lots will be held Wednesday afternoon, 15 January 2020 beginning at 2:00 PM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and in person at the public auction, 22.50% for all others.