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89001883
Triton XV, Lot: 1883. Estimate $3000.
Sold for $2750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

NORMAN. Henry I. 1100-1135. AR Penny (19mm, 1.33 g, 3h). Cross in Quatrefoil type (BMC ix). Doferan (Dover) mint; Manwine, moneyer. Struck circa 1109. + ҺENRIC RE·, crowned and diademed facing bust, holding scepter; to right, star above quatrefoil / + mANVINE : ON : DOVR, short cross pattée within pointed quatrefoil; small quatrefoil in each quarter. SCBI -; BMC -; North 865; SCBC 1270. Good VF, find patina, flan slightly bent, with an official test cut. Extremely rare type, and apparently unique from this mint.


From the Marshall Faintich Collection (purchased privately from Patrick Thorn, 8 June 2004). Found near a medieval moat north of Old Romney, Kent, 2003.