Coins of the Carlisle Mint from the John Mattinson Collection

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Date of Auction: 4th December 2019

Sold for £90

Estimate: £150 - £200

Henry II (1154-1189), Short Cross coinage, Penny, class Ib2, Alain, alain on car[—], 1.33g/2h (Allen dies 124/124; SCBI Mass 326; N 963; S 1344). A little flat in places, otherwise nearly very fine, dark tone £150-£200


Provenance: Patrick Finn FPL 18, 2000 (106) where misdescribed as Canterbury. Subsequently withdrawn from the list and sold privately to the current vendor