NORMAN. Henry I.
|Triton XV, Lot: 1889. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $900. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
1100-1135. AR Penny (20mm, 1.43 g, 10h). Quadrilateral on Cross Fleurée type (BMC xv). Ecxeceastre (Exeter) mint; Helhi, moneyer. Struck 1125-1135. + ҺENR[ICVS R], crowned bust facing slightly left, holding scepter / [ ... ]LHI : ON : E[ ... ], quadrilateral with incurved sides and fleurs at limbs; all over cross fleurée. SCBI -; cf. BMC 219; North 871; SCBC 1276. Good VF, toned, some areas of striking weakness. Extremely rare mint and moneyer for type.
From the Marshall Faintich Collection (purchased privately from Gerald Swen, 25 January 2003).