Medieval England King John Silver Penny class 6a London

Medieval England King John Silver Penny class 6a London

Code: 12407

£190.00 Approx $240.51, €221.7
 

This is a medieval silver penny of King John of England, struck at the London Mint between 1210 - 1213 AD.

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

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

It is an excellent example in VF condition 

DENOMINATION: Penny

CULTUREMedieval England

MONARCH: King John

DATE: 1199 - 1216 AD (this class minted between 1210 - 1213 AD)

MATERIALSilver

SIZE: 19mm diameter

WEIGHT: 1.37 grams

ATTRIBUTION: Spink 1353

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