Medieval silver penny of King John by Abel of London

Medieval silver penny of King John by Abel of London

Code: 12331

£75.00 Approx $94.94, €87.62
 

This is a medieval silver penny of King John struck at the London mint between 1199- 1216 AD. The Moneyer who struck the coin Abel, Class 6a1

Obverse: hЄNRICVS | RЄX  "King Henry" Legend around crowned facing portrait, with sceptre in right hand.

Reverse: ABEL.ON.LVND "Abel of London". 

DENOMINATION: Penny

CULTUREMedieval England

MONARCH: John

DATE: 1199 - 1216 AD

MATERIALSilver

SIZE: 18mm

WEIGHT: 1.4 grams

ATTRIBUTION: Spink 1353

PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection in Nottingham.