Great Britain Silver & Bronze Coins - Celtic - Willi

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Lot 3698    SESSION 14 (4.30PM WEDNESDAY 1ST SEPTEMBER)    Great Britain Silver & Bronze Coins - Celtic - William

Estimate $3,000
Current Bid $1,800
Bidding Closes 01 Sep 17:30

NORMAN KINGS, William I, the Conqueror (1066-1087), silver penny, Bonnet type, BMC 2, Br.II type, issued 1068-1070, (1.34 g), obv. facing crowned bust around + PILLEMV REX, rev. cross voided between crescents, centre an annulet, in each angle pile surmounted by pellet, around D-ORR ON EOFERP (Thorr of York mint), (S.1251, N.842, BMC 178). Attractively toned, extremely fine and rare.

Ex Henry E.Parkes (son of Sir Henry Parkes), bought in London. Previously Dr John Marden Collection in 1915. With ticket.

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