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Auction: 23006 - The Official COINEX Auction at Spink
Lot: 85

The John Chatwin Collection | Edward the Confessor (1042-1066), 'Expanding Cross' Type, Heavy Issue, Penny, 1050-1053, Lincoln, Authgrimr, + EDPERI-RD RE+: diademed and draped bust left, trefoil-tipped sceptre before, rev. + ODGRIM • ON L•INCOL short cross voided with expanding limbs joined at the base by two circles, 1.69g [26.08grns], 12h (Mossop, dies Ab, Pl. LXXIV, no. 29 this coin; Freeman 235; SCBI 27 [Lincolnshire], 697 same dies; FEJ 463 same dies; BNJ Coin Register 1994, no. 229; North 823; BMC V [Coll. no. 703]; Spink 1177), some areas of striking softness, otherwise richly cabinet toned, the recesses iridescently so, a pleasing very fine, scarce


From the John Chatwin Collection of English Hammered Coins

~ Illustrated in: The Lincoln Mint c 890-1279, by H R Mossop [1970] ~

H R Mossop collection part-purchased by Baldwin, 1966

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