SKU: 5580

£2,850.00

Fleur-de-lis type, with extra wedges on the sceptre (rare). A delightful example, of good metal and carefully struck, choice.

Sold - Jul 21

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Harold I (1035-1040), silver Penny, London mint, moneyer Leofred, fleur-de-lis type, with extra wedges on the sceptre, BMC v. Obv. Diademed and armoured bust facing left holding sceptre (with wedges). Rev. Long voided cross, limbs united at their bases by a circle, pellet at centre. Fleur between two pellets in each angle. 1.11g, die axis 6h (S.1165; North 803). A stunning example, of good metal and carefully struck, choice. Extremely fine and rare with extra wedges on the sceptre.

With an old Spink ticket, protruding from the right hand side of the ticket a delightful pencilled drawing of the sceptre in front of kings head.

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Bought Spink

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Country

Period

Ruler

Date

Production Method

Metal

Denomination

Condition

Mint

Moneyer

Type

Fleur-de-lis type, with extra wedges on the sceptre

Series

Weight

References

North 803, S.1165

Rarity

Rare with extra wedges on the sceptre

Old Ticket