Henry V Silver Penny - altered die of Henry IV
Henry V Silver Penny
Altered obv die of Henry IV
Spink - 1776
North - 1395a Extremely rare
HENRIC REX ANGLIE. Crowned facing bust, annulet to left and mullet over pellet to right of crown, trefoil on breast.
CIVITAS LONDON. Long cross pattée dividing the legend, with three pellets in each angle. Quatrefoil after TAS and saltire after DON.
Small crack on inner circle and ghosting otherwise very fine. Extremely rare.
Ex Lord Stewartby Collection, Spink Auction 242, 29 Nov 2016, lot 1262. Sold £1,116 inc P.
Ex E.J. Harris
E Harris (1999) ‘Dies for the heavy and light pence 1399-1422’. British Numismatic Journal 68 (1999) pl. 18, Number L13 (This coin).