NORMAN, Civil War. Local/Irregular issues.
|Triton XV, Lot: 1900. Estimate $300.
Sold for $180. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa 1138-1153. Cut AR Halfpenny (19mm, 0.52 g). Watford type variety, ‘Midland and South-Western group’ (BMC i [var.]/Mack C). Uncertain mint and moneyer. Struck circa 1135-1141. [ ... ], crowned and diademed bust right, holding scepter; [rosette at end of legend] / [ ... ], long pelleted cross over quadrilateral with incurved sides and fleurs at limbs. Cf. Mack 186-7; SCBI -; BMC -; North 899/1; SCBC 1290B. Near VF, as found. Extremely rare.
From the Marshall Faintich Collection (purchased privately from Robert Lilly, 11 December 2003).