Offa (757-796) Penny
|Ref 34/2||Price £2,750.00|
Wt. 1.08g., light coinage, portrait type 32, South Eastern (Canterbury or London) mint, moneyer Eadhun, bust right with classic elaborate hair style, OFFA .:EX around, rev. pelleted cross E/AD//H/N in angles of lozenge cross crosslet with plain cross in centre, Blunt 39; Chick type 32, -; N.302; S.905, surface porosity, good metal, very rare thus,
Ex. Travis Bryson Collection.
Offa (757-796) Penny
|Ref 34/1||Price £2,500.00|
Wt. 1.19g., Light Coinage (c.780?-c.792), South Eastern, non portrait type (London and Canterbury), moneyer Tirweald, +OFFA REX around a pellet-ringed boss, rev. T/IR/VV/AL/D in angles of cross of lobes, containing trefoil-headed sceptres, Chick 131 same dies, albeit this coin not listed; EMC 2009.0368 this coin; CEB-; N.285/319 var.; S.904, light surface crack, a hint of surface porosity, extremely rare, one of only two known examples
DNW auction 85, 17 March 2010, lot 237-Coin Register, 2010, no. 162. Found near Newark, 9 November 2009.
English coins of the Hiberno-Norse Vikings of York. Later Period, c. 939-954 - Anlaf Guthfrithsson, 939-941 Penny
|Ref 34/3||Price £5,850.00|
Wt. 1.5g.,York, Raven type, York, Aethelferd, 'raven' with head raided and wings spread within inner circle, +A.NLAF CVNVNCIF, rev. +AÐELFERD MINETRIF, small cross pattée in inner circle, Williams ii, 238; N.537; S.1019, wavy flan, an iconic Viking coin type, very rare
Ex. Spink Auction 263, 24 September 2019, lot 164. Found West Lindsey area, Lincolnshire, 8 September 2018. Recorded with the Fitzwilliam Museum, ref. EMC 2019.0056.
a bold VF
Kings of Wessex, and all England - Aethelstan (924-939) Penny
|Ref 34/4||Price £5,250.00|
Wt. 1.47g., North-Eastern II, moneyer Wiard, helmeted bust right, ÆÐLSTAN REX, rev. VIARD MONETA +, around cross crosslet, SCBI 34, 251-2; Blunt 419; N.686; S.1104 , very rare, superb metal, toned
Kings of Wessex, and all England - Eadgar (959-975) Penny
|Ref 34/5||Price £385.00|
Wt. 1.46g., circumscription type, North Eastern, moneyer Ingolferth, +EADGAR REX ANG around cross pattée, rev. +IGOLFERD around cross pattée, BLS 305d; N.748; S.1134, slight crease, good metal,
Ex. Lord Stewartby Collection, part 1, Spink,22 March 2016, lot 208