William II Penny, two stars / voided cross type, Southwark, Wulfgar

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William II Penny, two stars / voided cross type, Southwark, Wulfgar

William II (1087-1100), silver Penny, two stars / voided cross type (1092-95?), Southwark Mint, moneyer Wulfgar, facing crowned bust to edge of coin, large star either side, Latin legend commencing lower left with inner linear and outer beaded circles surrounding both sides, +PILLELM RI, rev. annulet at centre of voided cross pattée, over a cross annulettée in saltire, +PIILGIIR ON SIIÐ, weight 1.40g (BMC type III; N.853; S.1260). Toned, a little weak in parts though with a decent portrait of the King, a bold very fine for issue, rare.

Provenance:
Ex Heritage, New York Signature Sale, 3rd January 2010, lot 21556.

CM07093

£4,950
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