English Medieval - Richard I - Short Cross Penny - York - Davi/Nicole
Coins - English Medieval
GBP (£) 90 - 120
EUR (€) 110 - 140
USD ($) 110 - 150
Sold for (Inc. premium): £127
1194-1205 AD. Class 4b Short Cross Penny. Obv: facing bust with extra small hair curl each side, sceptre dividing hENRICVS / EX legend (with missing R from REX). Rev: short voided cross with +DAVLE.ON.EVE legend for the moneyer Davi at York. The spelling of the moneyer name unusual and resulting from the letters DAV being cut into the die over NICO of NICOLE with the letter A of consequent unusual form. A rare and interesting altered die. 1.35 grams. Good fine.
S. 1348C; N. 968/2; Mass 1145 (same dies); Brand.
Nicole and Davi were the two moneyers at York for the class 4b issue.
Friday 19th March 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall 20-21 Bloomsbury WayLondon WC1A 2TH
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