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89001902
Triton XV, Lot: 1902. Estimate $500.
Sold for $550. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

NORMAN, Civil War. Local/Irregular issues. Circa 1138-1153. Cut AR Halfpenny (18mm, 0.55 g, 3h). Lozenge Fleurée and Annulets type (BMC iv). Lincolne (Lincoln) mint, Godwine, moneyer. Struck circa 1143-1152. [+ STI]EFNE, crowned facing bust / [+ GODPNE :] ON [: LI]N[C], lozenge with incurved sides; star at center, trefoil at each end, and annulet in each quarter. Mack 73 = Mossop pl. LXXXVII, 15 (same dies); SCBI; BMC; North 897; SCBC 1301; Coin Register 2001, 100 (this coin). VF, find patina. Extremely rare.


From the Marshall Faintich Collection (purchased privately from Colin Fearn, 5 November 2001). Found by a metal detectorist in Lincolnshire, 2001 (EMC 2001.0054).