Medieval England King John Silver Penny class 5c London

Medieval England King John Silver Penny class 5c London

Code: 12401

£200.00 Approx $253.16, €233.37
 

This is a medieval silver penny of King John of England, struck at the London Mint between 1207 - 1210 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. 

DENOMINATION: Penny

CULTUREMedieval England

MONARCH: King John

DATE: 1199 - 1216 AD (this class minted between 1207 - 1210 AD)

MATERIALSilver

SIZE: 19mm diameter

WEIGHT: 1.39 grams

ATTRIBUTION: Spink 1352

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