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89001904
Triton XV, Lot: 1904. Estimate $500.
Sold for $300. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

NORMAN, Civil War. Local/Irregular issues. Circa 1138-1153. Cut AR Halfpenny (19mm, 0.55 g, 3h). Watford type variety, ‘Uncertain group’ (BMC i [var.]/Mack B). Northamtune (Northampton) mint; Wulfnoth, moneyer. Struck circa 1135-1141. + STIE[FNE], crowned and diademed bust right, [holding scepter]; annulet on shoulder / + PVL[NOD : ON : N]OR, cross moline, with pellet-in-annulet in each quarter. Cf. Mack 197; SCBI -; cf. BMC 238 (same obv. die); North 888; SCBC 1325; M. Faintich, ‘A Few Unusual Coins of the Anarchy (1138-1153),’ in NumCirc CXIII.5 (October 2005), p. 305-6, figg. 3 (this coin) and 4 (composite); Coin Register 1996, 300 (same dies). VF, find patina. Extremely rare.


From the Marshall Faintich Collection.