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Very Rare Sword type William I Penny

Price £1,950

Very Rare Sword type William I Penny

William I (1066-87), Penny, Sword type (1077-80), Bristol Mint, Moneyer Lifwine, facing crowned bust with upright sword, linear circle around, legend commences at lower left, +pillelm rexi, rev cross pattée over small quadrilateral with fleury on each apex, linear circle surrounding, +LIFPINE on BRICST, 1.26g (BMC type VI, 400; N.846; S.1255). A little weak in parts, toned very fine and very rare. ex G C Drabble, Glendining, 4th July 1939, lot 585 sold for £4 Gordon V Doubleday, Glendining, 6th October 1987, lot 644William I (1066-87), Penny, Sword type (1077-80), Bristol Mint, Moneyer Lifwine, facing crowned bust with upright sword, linear circle around, legend commences at lower left, +pillelm rexi, rev cross pattée over small quadrilateral with fleury on each apex, linear circle surrounding, +LIFPINE on BRICST, 1.26g (BMC type VI, 400; N.846; S.1255). A little weak in parts, toned very fine and very rare. ex G C Drabble, Glendining, 4th July 1939, lot 585 sold for £4 Gordon V Doubleday, Glendining, 6th October 1987, lot 644