A nice example of this Class 5c short cross penny struck at London with Walter as moneyer. Well struck with light wear and darkly toned. A small striking perforation is noted at 6 o'clock and a couple of spots of what appears to be lacquer on reverse.From the Samuel Birchall Collection (DNW 4/5/21 Lot 24) which was formed by the famed numismatist and issuer of tokens around the turn of the 19th century. A rare opportunity to obtain a coin from a collection untouched since it was formed over 200 years ago and with the exceptional Birchall provenance.
O: HENRICVS REX, crowned facing head & sceptre held at side. R: WALTE ON LVND, voided short-cross with quatrefoils in angles. I would grade this coin About Very Fine (Sheldon EF45) I have provided high-resolution close up photos so you can decide on a grade for yourself. For uncertified coins I provide a grading opinion using both the UK descriptive system and the Sheldon scale (based on ANA Grading Standards and/or PCGS Photograde) which will be better known to my US customers.I offer a grading opinion as a courtesy, but please examine the high resolution close up photos carefully and decide on a grade for yourself. The coin in the photos is the actual item which you will receive. Thanks for looking at this item. Please check out the other coins I have listed. The item "John 1199-1216, Short Cross Penny, Walter/London, Class 5c, S-1352, Ex Birchall" is in sale since Thursday, May 13, 2021. This item is in the category "Coins\Coins\British\Hammered (Pre-c. The seller is "andiepaul03" and is located in Stoke On Trent. This item can be shipped worldwide.