Jewel Cross - Lincoln/Godric -
Mossop Plate Coin from the AHF Baldwin Collection. Harold I Harefoot King of All England 1035-1040 Silver Penny (18mm, 1.11 g). Jewel Cross type (BMC i, Hild. A). Lincoln mint; Godric, moneyer. Struck 1036-1038. + HAR OLD REX, diademed bust left / + GODRIC ON LINCOL, cross composed of four ovals united at base by two concentric circles enclosing a pellet. Good VF, toned. Well struck. Rare.
Refs: The Lincoln Mint by Mossop pl. LVII, 28 (dies B/c – this coin); SCBI 18 (Copenhagen), 214 (same rev. die); Hild. 385; BMC -; North 802; SCBC 1163.
Provenance: Ex Classical Numismatic Group, ex Baldwin's bought October 2001, ex Albert Henry Frederick ‘Fred’ (A. H. F.) Baldwin Collection, acquired from his father, Albert Henry (A.H.) Baldwin.
Images and data courtesy of an anonymous collector.