PLANTAGENET. Richard I.
|CNG 90, Lot: 2453. Estimate $500.
Sold for $360. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
1189-1199. AR Penny (19mm, 1.47 g, 5h). Short Cross type, class IVa*. London mint; Richard, moneyer. Struck in the name and types of Henry II, circa 1194. ҺЄNRICVS R ЄX, crowned facing bust, holding scepter / + RICΛRD : ON : LV(ND), voided cross, with four pellets in angles. Lawrence, “The Short-Cross Coinage, 1180-1247,” in BNJ
XI (1915), pl. I, 5 = SCBI 56 (Mass), 1029 (this coin); North 966; SCBC 1348B. VF, toned. Rare.
From the Andrew Wayne Collection. Ex Prof. Jeffrey P. Mass Collection (Part I, Dix, Noonan, Webb, 61, 17 March 2004), lot 222 (includes ticket; purchased from Baldwin’s, 1986); John D. Brand Collection (includes ticket; purchased from Baldwin’s for 15/-, 29 September 1961); L. A. Lawrence Collection (Part II, Glendining, 14 March 1951), lot 396 (part of).