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English Medieval - Richard I - Short Cross Penny - York - Davi/Nicole

Coins - English Medieval


LOT 214

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EUR (€) 100 - 130
USD ($) 120 - 160
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Sold for (Inc. premium): £127

ENGLISH MEDIEVAL - RICHARD I - SHORT CROSS PENNY - YORK - DAVI/NICOLE

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.

Condition
Good fine.

Literature
S. 1348C; N. 968/2; Mass 1145 (same dies); Brand.

Footnotes
Nicole and Davi were the two moneyers at York for the class 4b issue.

Date
Friday 19th March 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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