Henry III 'London / Ilger' Ornamented Short Cross Penny 022867b

Henry III 'London / Ilger' Ornamented Short Cross Penny 022867b
Unique and Unpublished Henry III 'London / Ilger' Ornamented Short Cross Penny
Silver, 1.22 grams, 18.70 mm. 1209-1217 AD, class 6c2 (ornamental letters). Obverse: facing bust with sceptre and HENRICVS REX legend with H, E, C, E ornamented; the last E of the rare florid form. Reverse: voided short cross and quatrefoils with +ILGER.ON.LVNDE legend with all letters except O ornamented for the moneyer Ilger at London mint. S. 1355A; N. 976/2; Mass SCBI 56 -. Good fine. Most coins with ornamented letters show only one or two letters each side so treated; this reverse die shows more (15 of 16) ornamented letters than any other known die; die not recorded by Mass.

£650.00  
  

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