Medieval England King John Silver Penny class 5a London

Medieval England King John Silver Penny class 5a London

Code: 12425

£190.00 Approx $240.51, €221.7
 

This is a medieval silver penny of King John of England, struck at the London Mint between 1204 - 1205 AD. 

Obverse: ҺЄNRICVS RЄX (King Henry) Legend around crowned facing bust, holding sceptre.

Reverse: +HENRI ON LVND (Henri of London) Legend around voided cross, with four pellets in angles.

It is a wonderful example in F+/VF condition 

DENOMINATION: Penny

CULTUREMedieval England

MONARCH: King John

DATE: 1199 - 1216 AD (this class issued between 1204 - 1205 AD)

MATERIALSilver

SIZE: 19mm diameter

WEIGHT: 1.44 grams

ATTRIBUTION: Spink 1350B

PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection, Strasbourg. France.