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89001861
Triton XV, Lot: 1861. Estimate $500.
Sold for $750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

NORMAN. William I 'the Conqueror'. 1066-1087. AR Penny (19mm, 1.21 g, 9h). Canopy type (BMC iii). Bricgstow (Bristol) mint; Ceorl, moneyer. Struck circa 1070-1072. + PILLEMVS REX, crowned facing bust within canopy of two columns / + CEORL ON BRIICSTOI, double quadrilateral, with annulet at center, incurved sides, and fleur in each quarter. SCBI 19 (Bristol), 40 (same dies); BMC 182 var. (legends); North 843; SCBC 1252. VF, toned, scratch on the obverse, some minor roughness. Very rare.


From the Marshall Faintich Collection (purchased privately from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, 8 September 2003).