Medieval England King John Silver Penny class 5c London

Medieval England King John Silver Penny class 5c London

Code: 12389

£185.00 Approx $234.77, €213.87
 

This is a medieval silver penny of King John of England, struck at the London Mint between 1199 - 1216 AD. 

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

Reverse: +WALTER ON LVN (Walter of London) 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 

MATERIALSilver

SIZE: 18mm diameter

WEIGHT: 1.43 grams

ATTRIBUTION: Spink 1352

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