NORMAN. William II Rufus.
|Triton XV, Lot: 1871. Estimate $3000.
Sold for $5000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
1087-1100. AR Penny (21mm, 1.31 g, 9h). Voided Cross type (BMC iii). Cicestrie (Chichester) mint; Eadwine, moneyer. Struck circa 1092-1095. + PILLEL(M R)E, crowned facing bust; star to left and right / + EDPINE ON CIC, voided cross pattée, with annulet at center; all over cross annulettée. SCBI 12 (Ashmolean), 191 (same obv. die); BMC -; North 853; SCBC 1260. Good VF, toned, hairline crack around part of inner circle and in center. Rare.
From the Marshall Faintich Collection (purchased privately from Robert Vlack, 28 October 2000).