Henry I 'Star in Lozenge Fleury' Silver Penny - Unique

Reference:C0113
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Henry I Silver Penny

Star in Lozenge Fleury

Acus on Thetford

1.22g 19.5mm

Spink - 1274

North - 869 Rare

£3,250.00
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Obverse:

HENRICVS R. Crowned bust, looking left holding sceptre.

 

Reverse:

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)

C0113

Data sheet

Metal
Silver

Specific References

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