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Triton XXIII – Session Four – World Coinage Part II, British Coinage and Medals, and Large Lots

Lot nuber 1243

NORMAN. William II Rufus. 1087-1100. AR Penny (20mm, 1.38 g, 6h). Cross in Quatrefoil type (BMC II). Warwick mint; Theodred, moneyer. Struck circa 1089-1092.


Triton XXIII – Session Four – World Coinage Part II, British Coinage and Medals, and Large Lots
Lot: 1243.
 Estimated: $ 3 000

British, Silver

Sold For $ 3 250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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NORMAN. William II Rufus. 1087-1100. AR Penny (20mm, 1.38 g, 6h). Cross in Quatrefoil type (BMC II). Warwick mint; Theodred, moneyer. Struck circa 1089-1092. + PILLELM REX, crowned facing bust, holding sword / + ÐIDRIED [ON] PRIP, cross pattée within quatrefoil with pellets in angles. Cf. Grierson, Coins of Medieval Europe 146 (for different penny of William I); Ebsworth 6 (dies 2/C – this coin); SCBI 17 (Midland), 655 (same dies); BMC 164 (same dies); North 852; SCBC 1259. Lightly toned with some luster, very slightly double struck in parts of legend. EF. Excellent portrait. Very rare.

From the Richard A. Jourdan Collection of Medieval European Coins. Ex CNG Inventory 867336 (April 2010); Marshall Collection (Spink 167, 31 March 2004), lot 69; Spink Numismatic Circular LI.7 (July 1943), no. 21080; P.W.P. Carlyon-Britton Collection (Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, 20 November 1916), lot 1302 (purchased by Spink for £ 3-17-6) [probably from the 1877 Tamworth find (see Ebsworth p. 64)].


The final winners of all Triton XXIII lots will be determined at the live public sale that will be held on 14-15 January 2020. Triton XXIII – Session Four – World Coinage Part II, British Coinage and Medals, and Large Lots will be held Wednesday afternoon, 15 January 2020 beginning at 2:00 PM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and in person at the public auction, 22.50% for all others.