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89001901
Triton XV, Lot: 1901. Estimate $750.
Sold for $1300. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

NORMAN, Civil War. Local/Irregular issues. Circa 1138-1153. AR Penny (17mm, 1.03 g, 3h). Watford type variety, ‘Midland and South-Western group’ (BMC i [var.]/Mack A). Uncertain mint and moneyer. Struck circa 1135-1141. [+ STI]EFNE, crowned bust right; rosette to right / [ ... ]D : O[ ... ], cross potent, with pellet-in-annulet at center and mullet in each quarter. Cf. Mack 181-3; SCBI -; BMC -; North 887; SCBC 1293. Near VF, toned, a few scrapes. Extremely rare.


From the Marshall Faintich Collection. Ex St. James’s 3 (2 October 2005), lot 150; found in Winchester, 1993.