NORMAN. William I 'the Conqueror'.
|CNG 87, Lot: 2083. Estimate $500.
Sold for $800. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
1066-1087. AR Penny (20mm, 1.36 g, 12h). Paxs type (BMC viii). Wallingford mint; Ægelwine, moneyer. Struck circa 1083-1086. + PILLEL(M R)EXI, crowned facing bust, holding scepter, trefoil on shoulder / + ÆG[E]LPINE ON PIILI, cross pattée; letters of P A X S in annulets within quarters. SCBI 53 (Scottish), 161 (same rev. die); BMC 1024 (same dies); North 848; SCBC 1257. VF, toned, typical areas of weak strike.
Ex Classical Numismatic Group XXIII (13 October 1992), lot 538.