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: +WILLELM B ON LV (Willelm B of London) Legend around voided cross, with four pellets in angles.
It is an excellent example in VF condition with a good bold portrait.
CULTURE: Medieval England
MONARCH: King John
DATE: 1199 - 1216 AD
SIZE: 19mm diameter
WEIGHT: 1.39 grams
ATTRIBUTION: Spink 1352
PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection, Strasbourg. France.
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