The Chislehurst Collection

Date of Auction: 9th September 2020

Sold for £3,000

Estimate: £4,000 - £5,000

William I (1066-1087), Pattern or Piedfort Penny, Profile left type [BMC I], London, Wulfgar, pvlgar on lvdao, 2.30g/9h (Williams, BNJ 2001, p 64, no.14, this coin, Stott, ‘Saxon and Norman Coins from London II’, p.300; N 839; S 1250). Of high relief and good style, slightly porous surface, otherwise very fine or better, highly important and UNIQUE £4,000-£5,000


Provenance: Found in Thames spoil from excavations at Billingsgate, London, 1991, contained in Norman brooch mount (EMC 1991.0304); bt A. Bryant