Stephen (1135-54), Penny, 1.15g, local and irregular issues of the Civil War, Lozenge and Pellet Sceptre / Ornaments type, STIEF, crowned and draped bust right, holding sceptre in right hand, decorated at the tip by a large lozenge with a pellet at the centre, ornaments filling the border after the king's name, rev. cross pattée over saltire fleury, within a wide border of ornaments (Allen p. 307, no. 53 - this coin; N.920; S.1314), very rare. Images and selected text reproduced by kind permission of Spink and Son Ltd, London, auction 18048 - The Williams Collection Part III - Norman Coins, lot 443. Provenance: Spink auction 219, September 2013, lot 521. Found near Lincoln, c. 2000. Recorded with the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, EMC 2013.0284.