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Richard I (Coeur de Lion - the Lionheart)

Note: Richard never placed his name on his English coins, this was only seen on his French coins that can be seen below, namely the Anglo-Gallic selection.

Richard I, Silver Voided Short Cross Penny, Ulard, Canterbury, 1189-1199

Obverse: Crowned facing bust with 5 pearls, pellets as whiskers, parallel crescents as hair, sceptre, irregular lettering, hENRICVS R/EX

 

 

Reverse:  Small voided cross with quatrefoils in each angle, beaded circle around, +VLARD.ON.CANT

0.94g, 18mm

Grade: Fine, clipped flan, but reasonable portrait for type

Ref: S1348 probably cl.4b

 

 

£160 (FREE P&P to all locations)

Richard I, Silver Voided Short Cross Penny, Stivene, London, 1189-1199

Obverse: Crowned facing bust with 7 pearls, pellets as whiskers, parallel crescents as hair, sceptre, neat lettering, hENRICVS R/EX

Reverse:  Small voided cross with quatrefoils in each angle, beaded circle around, +STIVENE.ON.LVN

1.33g, 18mm

Grade: VF, neat portrait for type, full flan but slightly off centre

Ref: S1348 probably cl.4a or c

 

£200 (P&P FREE to all locations)

Anglo-Gallic

Richard I as Count of Poitou, France, Silver Denier, 1168-1186

Obverse: Legend around a cross within inner circle, O in third quarter, +RICARDVS REX

Reverse:  Inscription in three lines, PIC TAVIE NSIS

0.90g, 19mm

Grade: AVF

Ref: Wither/Ford 343A, Elias 8b

 

 

 

£280 (P&P FREE to all locations) #1261a

Richard I as Count of Poitou, France, Silver Denier, 1168-1186

Obverse: Legend around a cross within inner circle, +RICARDVS REX (S on its side and X of REX looks like a P)

Reverse:  Inscription in three lines, PIC TAVIE NSIS

0.93g, 19mm

Grade: VF+, well defined detail and toned, slight buckling

Ref: Wither/Ford 340A, Elias 8

 

 

 

£300 SOLD #1259

Richard I as Count of Poitou, France, Silver Denier, 1168-1186

Obverse: Legend around a cross within inner circle, +RICARDVS REX (X of REX looks like a P)

Reverse: Inscription in three lines, PIC TAVIE NSIS

1.06g, 19.5mm

Grade: AEF, beautiful coin with dark toning

Ref: Wither/Ford 340A, Elias 8

Prov: Ex The Coinery, comes with Spink envelope and old ticket; plus one other newer envelope.

 

£320 (P&P FREE to all locations) #1341

Richard I as Duke of Aquitaine, France, Silver Denier, 1168-1185

Obverse: + above two line inscription RICA RDVS (S is reversed) omega below

Reverse: Legend around cross within inner circle, +AGVITANIE

1.06g, 19.5mm

Grade: VF/AVF

Ref: Wither/Ford 5, type 2a; Elias 4

 

 

 

£330 (P&P FREE to all locations) #1260

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