Silver coin; Denomination: Penny
Henry II (1154-1189) Plantagenet King of England, Great-grandson of William the Conqueror; also Count of Anjou, Maine and Nantes, Duke of Aquitaine and Gascony Normandy
Type: Cross and Crosslets Penny (Tealby type)
A crowned bust of the King facing, holding a sceptre over his right shoulder, the + at the beginning of the legend and the letter R can be seen.
A large cross potent with a smal cross potent in each angle; around, the letter O can be seen on each side of the cross.
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), Mr Alfred Chitty, 15/3/1976
Type of item
21 mm (Width), 1.409 g (Weight)
Crudely struck on roughly square flan.
[Book] North, J. J. 1963. English Hammered Coinage., p.162, no.957 Pages
[Book] Skingley, Philip. 2007. Coins of England and the United Kingdom., p.151 Pages