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Auction: 23006 - The Official COINEX Auction at Spink
Lot: 93

The John Chatwin Collection | William II 'Rufus' (1087-1100), 'Cross in Quatrefoil', Penny, 1089-1092, Thetford, Folcard, + PILLELM REXI, crowned bust facing, holding sword over right shoulder, rev. + FOLCIERD ON DTFR, quatrefoil with pellet in angle enclosing a cross potent with annulet at centre, 1.40g [21.61grns], 7h (North 852; BMC II [Coll. no. 155]; Spink 1259), subtle crimping, and patchy striking softness, otherwise evenly toned, better than fine for issue, and an extremely rare type for this moneyer, with only a Cut Halfpenny recovered from the Billingsgate Thames spoil in 1988 for comparison on EMC


From the John Chatwin Collection of English Hammered Coins

Spink, by private treaty - £500 [with ticket in hand of Sinclair]

F Elmore-Jones, Part III, Glendining, 7 October 1986, lot 1652* - "obverse very fine, reverse better, rare"

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