Stephen, Penny, Thetford

Item Reference: C145JM053783 Sold Share
Stephen (1135-54), Penny, cross moline “Watford” type (c.1136-45), Thetford Mint, Moneyer Ocelin, crowned bust right, arm to edge of coin with sceptre, beaded circle surrounding, +STIEFNE:, rev cross moline with…
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Description

Stephen (1135-54), Penny, cross moline “Watford” type (c.1136-45), Thetford Mint, Moneyer Ocelin, crowned bust right, arm to edge of coin with sceptre, beaded circle surrounding, +STIEFNE:, rev cross moline with a fleur in each angle, beaded circle surrounding, +OCELIN: ON: TET: 1.09g (BMC type I; N.873; S.1278).

Toned almost very fine for issue and a new Moneyer for this mint in type I of Stephen, the name is likely a variant on Ascil whom is a moneyer known for the latter types of Henry I, therefore very rare.

Specification

Period 1135 - 1154 AD
Date “Watford” type (c.1136-45)
Coin Group

British

Demonination

Pennies

Coin Ruler

Stephen

Country

England

Coin House

Norman Kings

Mint Mark

Thetford Mint

References S.1278
Weight 1.09 g

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