William II Rufus, Silver Penny

Item Reference: C245000273 Sold Share
Norman Kings. William II Rufus (1087-1100). Silver Penny, London Mint (1086-1089, moneyer: Eadwig), profile type. Obverse: + PILLELM REX, crowned bust of William II to right, sword in left hand.…
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Description

Norman Kings. William II Rufus (1087-1100). Silver Penny, London Mint (1086-1089, moneyer: Eadwig), profile type.

Obverse: + PILLELM REX, crowned bust of William II to right, sword in left hand.
Reverse: + EDPI ON LVNDEN, short cross pattée, annulet in centre, fleury within.

Nearly Extremely Fine. Beautifully toned, reverse struck off-centre. Very rare.

(S. 1258; N. 851; BMC 32). 1.40g.

Ex Classical Numismatic Group inventory 915709 (May 2012);

Ex Nomos FPL 5 (Winter-Spring 2012), no. 107;

Ex Andrew Wayne Collection;

Ex Marshall Collection (Spink 167, 31 March 2004), lot 68;

Ex Spink Numismatic Circular 7 (July 1943), no. 21074 (for £7-10-0).

Specification

Period 1087 - 1100
Date 1086-1089
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Penny

Coin Ruler

William II

Country

England

Coin House

Norman Kings

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

London Mint (Eadwig); Profile type

Size (mm)

21

Die-Axis

7h

References S. 1258; N. 851; BMC 32
Weight 1.40 g

Provenance

Ex Classical Numismatic Group inventory 915709 (May 2012);

Ex Nomos FPL 5 (Winter-Spring 2012), no. 107;

Ex Andrew Wayne Collection;

Ex Marshall Collection (Spink 167, 31 March 2004), lot 68;

Ex Spink Numismatic Circular 7 (July 1943), no. 21074 (for £7-10-0).

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