F1 - Newcastle, Wilelm -
AR Penny (19mm, 1.32 g, 8h). Cross and Crosslets (Tealby) type; class F1. Newcastle mint; Wilelm, moneyer. Struck circa 1174-1180. + ҺENR REX AN •, crowned facing bust, holding scepter / + WILLELM : ON : NIV :, cross pattée, with crosslet in angles.
BMC 608a = F. Elmore Jones Photofile pl. 30, 22 (this coin); North 961/1; SCBC 1342. Exceptionally broad and round flan. Provenance: From the Andrew Wayne Collection. Ex F. Elmore Jones Collection (Part 2, Glendining, 10 April 1984), lot 1457b; Richard Cyril Lockett Collection (Part 1, Glendining, 6 June 1955), lot 1187c (erroneously citing BMC ‘608c’). Images courtesy of CNG.