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Medieval England King John Silver Penny class 6a London

£195.00 Approx $246.84, €227.8

Code: 12424



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: 18mm diameter

WEIGHT: 1.40 grams

ATTRIBUTION: Spink 1353

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