Richard I Denier

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Richard I Denier

Anglo-Gallic, Richard I (1189-99), Duke of Aquitaine (1172-85), silver Denier, Poitou, cross pattee within beaded circle, Latin legend and outer beaded border surrounding, +RICARDVS REX, rev. three line inscription with beaded outer border, PIC / TAVIE / NSIS, weight 0.79g (Elias 8; AGC 340A dies 1/b; S.8008). A touch of verdigris near border each side, otherwise very fine.

The Latin legends translate as "Richard, King" on the obverse and the Latin form of Poitou on the reverse.

 

Provenance:

Ex Peter Woodhead gift to B H I H Stewart 1966.

Ex Lord Stewartby Collection

BG02277

£250
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