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546650

Very Rare Double Inscription Type
From the Pimprez Hoard

546650.

NORMAN. Henry I. 1100-1135. AR Penny (21mm, 1.42 g, 3h). Double Inscription type (BMC xi). Oxford mint; Ægelnoth, moneyer. Struck circa 1115. [h]E(NR) RE, crowned bust left, holding scepter; two quatrefoils before / + A ILN OT .ON/+ OXINFOD:, small cross pattée; quartrefoils-in-annulets in outer legend. Pimprez 17 (this coin); North 867; SCBC 1272. Official edge snick. Bold portrait and clear mint signature. Good VF. One of only two known specimens for this type at Oxford.


Ex Pimprez Hoard (Spink 170, 6 October 2004), lot 397.