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514981
514981. SOLD $6250

NORMAN. William II Rufus. 1087-1100. AR Penny (22mm, 1.38 g, 9h). Cross Voided type (BMC iii). London mint; Wulfweard, moneyer. Struck circa 1092-1095. Crowned facing bust; stars flanking / + PIILFPORD O(N L)II, voided cross pattée, with annulet at center; all over cross annulettée. SCBI –; BMC 208 (same dies); North 853; SCBC 1260. Richly toned. Near EF. A superb specimen with an excellent pedigree.


Ex B.R. Noble Collection (Glendining’s, 11 December 1975), lot 440; Ronald D. Wills Collection (Glendining’s, 6 December 1938), lot 364 ‘remarkably fine’; Col. H.W. Morrieson Collection (Sotheby & Co., 20 November 1933), lot 89; Lord Kesteven Collection (Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, 23 June 1899), lot 13; Hyman Montagu Collection (Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, 11 May 1896), lot 268.