Medieval England King John Silver Penny class 6b Canterbury
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About this item
This is a medieval silver penny of King John of England, struck at the Canterbury Mint between 1199 - 1216 AD.
Obverse: ҺЄNRICVS RЄX (King Henry) Legend around crowned facing bust, holding sceptre.
Reverse: +WALTER ON CAN (Walter of Canterbury) Legend around voided cross, with four pellets in angles.
It is a splendid example in VF condition.
CULTURE: Medieval England
MONARCH: King John
DATE: 1199 - 1216 AD (this coin was minted between 1205 - 1210 AD)
SIZE: 18mm diameter
WEIGHT: 1.27 grams
ATTRIBUTION: Spink 1354
PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection, Strasbourg. France.