Medieval England King John Silver Penny class 6b Canterbury

Medieval England King John Silver Penny class 6b Canterbury

Code: 12393

£140.00 Approx $177.22, €163.36
 

This is a medieval silver penny of King John of England, struck at the Canterbury Mint between 1213 - 1215 AD. 

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

Reverse: +WALTER ON CAN (Walter of Canterbury) Legend around voided cross, with four pellets in angles.

It is a splendid example in VF condition.

DENOMINATION: Penny

CULTUREMedieval England

MONARCH: King John

DATE: 1199 - 1216 AD (this issue minted between 1213 - 1215 AD)

MATERIALSilver

SIZE: 18mm diameter

WEIGHT: 1.27 grams

ATTRIBUTION: Spink 1354

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