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89001899
Triton XV, Lot: 1899. Estimate $1500.
Sold for $2000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

NORMAN, Civil War. Local/Irregular issues. Circa 1138-1153. AR Penny (19mm, 0.99 g, 11h). Watford type variety, ‘Matilda group’ (BMC i [var.]/Mack C). Gipeswic (Ipswich) mint; Rodger, moneyer. Struck circa 1141. + STIEFN[E], crowned bust right, holding scepter / [+ RODGI]ER : ON [: GIP], cross moline, with inward-facing fleur in each quarter and vertical line of three roundels set on cross. Mack 163 (same rev. die as illustration); SCBI -; BMC; North 892; SCBC 1288; Coin Register 2002, 216 (this coin). VF, find patina. Extremely rare.


From the Marshall Faintich Collection (purchased privately from Mike Vosper, 10 September 2002). Found by metal detectorist Wayne Davies on West Fen Road, Ely, Cambridgeshire, 25 May 2002 (EMC 2002.0150).