Reference Works: J.B.Bergne, Linecar & Stone, Alan J Nathanson, Brooke, Rudding,Vertue, Harry Manville Personal thanks to: Marvin Lesson whose knowledge on Simon's work can be seen in the British Numismatic Journal 1995 & 2005. Marvin knowledge cannot be surpassed today and he kindly corrected many of my mistakes.
Allan Davisson for his assistance, Allan has eyes for the finest coins and is the present owner of a REDDITE Crown in silver. Allan aquired the famous Coenwulf coin that was purchased by the British Museum.
1. British Museum EF 2. Royal Mint VF 3. Bank of England Fine & holed 4. Blackburn Museum Cut mark VF 5. Hunterian Museum NEF 6. Ashmolean Museum VF 7. Christ Church Oxford Very Poor 8. Fitzwilliam Museum VF 9. National Museums Scotland EF with slight edge knock
10. Geoffrey Cope EF+ Sharp clear fields with a wonderful portrait (the coin referred to in this site)
11. USA NVF
12. Japan VF
13. Missing Norweb Repaired [holed]
14. Missing Poor, Indifferent condition
Mystery surrounds to whom individual pieces belonged. Over the last 150 years since Bergne had listed the numbers known of the coin they have reduced in numbers from 15 to maybe 12 with 9 in Museums, but specimens’ to get lost; as it is said ‘time destroys all things’, except fortunately those in National Institutions such as British, Ashmolean, Fitzwilliam, Blackburn, Hunterian Museums, Royal Mint, Bank of England, etc. It is strange or maybe it was meant that such pieces were not to be identified for a long period as to who they actually belonged. British numismatics has in the past been able to follow previous owners for the last few hundred years but the past owners of specific Petition Crowns, have become confused, not the owners but the very coin they owned. We have the work of the imitable