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Henry I, type XIV Penny, Gloucester

Item Reference: P0363

Henry I, type XIV Penny, Gloucester

Henry I, pellets in quatrefoil type Penny (c.1123), Esgar of Gloucester Mint, crowned facing bust with arm and sceptre, star to right, beaded inner and outer circles both sides, +h[e]nricvs r[ex], rev. star at centre of voided quatrefoil, pellets in limbs, trefoil terminals, lis in each angle, +esgar: on: g[lop]ece, 1.26g. (SCBI 19:140; N.870; S.1275).

Light central surface crack, weak in parts, toned, about very fine and rare, with collector’s ticket purporting that the only known other completer example is in the Gloucester Museum, plus a cut halfpenny