PLANTAGENET. Henry III.
|279, Lot: 874. Estimate $500.
Sold for $750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
1216-1272. AR Penny (18mm, 1.48 g, 3h). Long cross type. Class IVab. Bury St. Edmunds mint; Ion, moneyer. Struck 1250-1251. Crowned facing bust, holding scepter / Voided long cross pommée, with pellet at center and three pellets in angles. Eaglen 287, B674 (dies A/a; this coin cited); North 989/1; SCBC 1365-6. Near EF, toned, struck slightly off center. Very rare.
From the Andrew Wayne Collection. Ex Dix, Noonan, Webb 74B (20 June 2007), lot 616; Dr. R. J. Eaglen Collection, B674 (includes ticket; purchased from Baldwin’s, 22 January 1988); Brussels Hoard, 1908.