Henry I 'Star in Lozenge Fleury' Silver Penny - Unique
Henry I Silver Penny
Star in Lozenge Fleury
Acus on Thetford
Spink - 1274
North - 869 Rare
HENRICVS R. Crowned bust, looking left holding sceptre.
ACVS ON TETFORD. Quadrilateral cross fleury, star in centre, annulets in angles.
Very fine and better than the current Spink plate coin, toned and unique. Currently the only example of Acus at Thetford for this type.
Published in ALLEN, M 'The mints and moneyers of England and Wales 1066–1158', BNJ vol. 86 (2016) pg 181.
"The apparent gap in the issues of the Thetford moneyer Acus between types 12 and 14 has been filled by a type 13 penny reading +ACVS:ONTETFORD: (1.1 g; Fig. 25c)" (This coin - illustrated)