Henry I (1100-35), Penny, Profile/ Cross Fleury, London mint

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Henry I (1100-1135), Penny, Profile/Cross Fleury type (c.1102), London mint, moneyer Ordgar. Crowned bust left; trefoil-tipped scepter in front, legend surrounds from +HENRI REX. Rev, cross fleury with annulet at…
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Description

Henry I (1100-1135), Penny, Profile/Cross Fleury type (c.1102), London mint, moneyer Ordgar. Crowned bust left; trefoil-tipped scepter in front, legend surrounds from +HENRI REX. Rev, cross fleury with annulet at centre within linear circle, legend surrounds ORDGIIR ON LIINDE,1.30g (S.1263a; N.858; BMC II; SCBI – ). Well struck obverse with worn dies, darkly toned. Reverse defined with an accomplished cross fleury design, precise and fully centred. A very rare type with an equally rare moneyer. Hailing from a strong provenance, obverse about very fine for issue, reverse good very fine.

Ex. Sotheby’s Thursday 19th July 1984, lot 131. ‘English and Foreign Coins together with Historical and Commemorative medals, Banknotes and Bonds.’

Complete with an old Baldwin’s ticket recording the above pedigree.

Specification

Period 1100 - 1135
Date c.1102
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Pennies

Coin Ruler

Henry I

Country

England

Coin House

Norman Kings

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

London

References S.1263a; N.858; BMC II; SCBI -
Weight 1.30 g

Provenance

Ex. Sotheby’s Thursday 19th July 1984, lot 131. ‘English and Foreign Coins together with Historical and Commemorative medals, Banknotes and Bonds.’

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