Medieval England King John Silver Penny class 5b Northampton

Medieval England King John Silver Penny class 5b Northampton

Code: 12405

£220.00 Approx $278.48, €256.71
 

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

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

Reverse:  +ADAM ON NORH (Adam of Northampton) Legend around voided cross, with four pellets in angles.

It is an excellent example in VF condition of a good weight. 

DENOMINATION: Penny

CULTUREMedieval England

MONARCH: King John

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

MATERIALSilver

SIZE: 18mm diameter

WEIGHT: 1.45 grams

ATTRIBUTION: Spink 1351

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