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Medieval England King Edward Silver Penny class 3b Bristol

£85.00 Approx $107.59, €99.18

Code: 12478



This is a medieval silver penny of King Edward Ist of England, struck at the Bristol Mint between 1280 - 1281 AD.

Obverse:  + –ĄDW R' ΛNGL' DNS hYB (Edward King of England Lord of Ireland) Legend around crowned facing portrait within inner beaded circle.

Reverse:  VILLA BRISTOLLIE (Town of Bristol) Long cross pattée, trefoil of pellets in angles, mint name around.

DENOMINATION: Penny

CULTUREMedieval England

MONARCH: King Edward Ist

DATE: 1272  - 1307 AD (this class was minted between 1280 - 1281 AD)

MATERIALSilver

SIZE: 19mm diameter

WEIGHT: 1.34 grams

ATTRIBUTION:  Spink 1416, North 1017

PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection, Leicester. United Kingdom