This is a medieval silver denier of King Richard Ist 'the Lionheart', issued as Count of Poitou, between 1169 - 1196 A.D.
The Anglo-Gallic issues of Richard I are the only ones struck in his own name. The coinage minted in England during his reign is of an immobilized type in the name of his father Henry II.
This example reads +RICARDVS REX. The reverse PICTAVIENSIS in three lines across field.
DENOMINATION: Silver Denier
CULTURE: Medieval France
MONARCH: King Richard I
DATE: 1169- 1196 A.D.
SIZE: 19.45mm diameter
WEIGHT: 0.87 gram
ATTRIBUTION: AGC 343A (1/a), Duplessy 926, Roberts 3887, SCBC 8008, De Wit 394
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