Medieval England King John Silver Penny class 5b London

Medieval England King John Silver Penny class 5b London

Code: 12426

£195.00 Approx $246.84, €227.54
 

This is a medieval silver penny of King John of England, struck at the London Mint between 1205 - 1207 AD. 

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

Reverse: +ILGER ON LVNDE (Ilger of London) Legend around voided cross, with four pellets in angles.

It is a superb example in VF condition

DENOMINATION: Penny

CULTUREMedieval England

MONARCH: King John

DATE: 1199 - 1216 AD (this class minted between 1205 - 1207 AD)

MATERIALSilver

SIZE: 19mm diameter

WEIGHT: 1.44 grams

ATTRIBUTION: Spink 1351

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