Richard II Type IB Penny - Mint York
Richard II Type IB Penny - York
Obverse:- Crowned bust facing; cross or Lis on breast with pellets at shoulder.
+RIC(AR)DVS xx REX xx AnGLIE xx Z x
Double Saltire Stops (xx); Z reversed.
Reverse:- Long Cross quartered with trefoil of pellets.
Small pellet in 3rd Qtr below EBO
Quatrefoil in centre of cross
xCIVI / (TAS) / .EBO / RACI
First Period Type IB = North 1329(b) Very Rare
Saltire before CIVI with Pellet before EBOR not known for Type IB York Pence of Richard.
Same dies as examples cited in Num Circular May 2011 - Vol CXIX No 2 pp 65/66
"A Richard II Early IB Penny from York" See examples in this Album below.
Bought eBay January 2017
Weight = 1.02 gms