Coins, Tokens and Historical Medals

To be Sold on: 4 December 2019

Estimate: £2,400 - £3,000

Sold for: £4,600

Prince Henry (1139-1152), Penny, Cross Fleury type, Ricard, crowned bust right with sceptre, [h]enrici com (all reversed), rev. cross fleury, nothing in angles, ricardi de carlel, 1.26g/11h (EMC 2010.0082; Mattinson and Cherry, BNJ 2013, p.109, fig. 15 (1), this coin; Mack –; N 913; S 5012). Hairline crack and flat in places, otherwise about very fine and toned, extremely rare; possibly one of only two known specimens £2,400-£3,000

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Prince Henry (1139-1152), Penny, Cross Fleury type, Ricard, crowned bust right with sceptre, [h]enrici com (all reversed), rev. cross fleury, nothing in angles, ricardi de carlel, 1.26g/11h (EMC 2010.0082; Mattinson and Cherry, BNJ 2013, p.109, fig. 15 (1), this coin; Mack –; N 913; S 5012). Hairline crack and flat in places, otherwise about very fine and toned, extremely rare; possibly one of only two known specimens £2,400-£3,000
Until the discovery of this coin Willem was the only known moneyer for Henry’s Cross Fleury type