The Collection of Short Cross Coins formed by the late Professor Jeffrey P. Mass

Date of Auction: 17th March 2004

Sold for £210

Estimate: £150 - £180

Class I, London, Henri Pi, henri·pi·on·lvnd, seriffed x, double half moon c and es, new dies, 1.43g/9h (SCBI 55). Rim cracked at 4 o’clock and reverse slightly double-struck between 8 and 9 o’clock, otherwise very fine, very rare (£150-180)


J.J. North Collection [from Spink November 1990];
W.J. Conte Collection.

The coin is thought to derive from the Bainton (E. Yorkshire) Hoard, 1982+