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LOT 3419

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Norman Coins - William I - Canterbury / Wulfric - Two Stars Penny

1074-1077 AD

BMC type v. Obv: facing bust with star each side and +PILLEMREXIIIII legend. Rev: cross botonnée over quadrilateral with incurved sides and annulet at centre with +PVLFRICONCIIT legend for the moneyer Wulfric at Canterbury mint. 2.50 grams total (coin 1.15 grams), card 55 x 20mm. Good very fine; small chip at edge. Scarce.

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Provenance
Property of a Kent, UK collector; ex R Dalton, Littlebourne, UK collection; loaned to and exhibited at Canterbury Cathedral.

Literature
S. 1254; N. 845; cf. BMC 304 (same moneyer).

Footnotes
This coin, together with other coins connected with Canterbury, was exhibited at Canterbury Cathedral under the title 'Minting at Canterbury' and was loaned by Mr R. Dalton of Littlebourne; the original descriptive card is included with this lot and digital images in-situ within the complete exhibition frame are also available.


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The May Fair Hotel London
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Viewing from noon Monday 27th May 2019
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