PLANTAGENET. temp. Richard I–John.
|CNG 90, Lot: 2458. Estimate $500.
Sold for $800. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
1189-1215. AR Penny (20mm, 1.26 g, 11h). Short Cross type, Group I, class iid. Rhuddlan mint; Tomas, moneyer. Struck in the name and types of Henry II, circa 1190-1205. ҺЄИRIЄVS · R ЄX, crowned facing bust, holding scepter / + TOMΛS · OИ RVLΛ, voided cross, with four pellets in angles. Brand 2410 (same dies); SCBI 56 (Mass), 2177; North 972/2; SCBC note under ‘Irregular Local Issue’. Good VF, toned. Very rare mint.
From the Marshall Faintich Collection (includes ticket; purchased from Mark Rasmussen, 22 September 2006).