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CNG 109, Lot: 983. Estimate $400.
Sold for $260. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SCOTLAND. William I 'the Lion'. 1165-1214. AR Penny (21mm, 1.45 g, 2h). Second (Crescent & Pellet) coinage, Type I. Edinburgh mint; Adam, moneyer. Struck circa 1174-1180. Crowned head left; cross pattée-tipped scepter to left / Cross pattée crosslet; pellet-in-crescents in quarters. Burns 2 and fig. 30; SCBC 5024. Near VF, toned, ghosting on obverse. Very rare at Edinburgh.

From the Dr. William E. Triest Collection, purchased from York Coins (Antony Wilson).