British Coins (16 & 17 September 2014)

Date of Auction: 16th & 17th September 2014

Sold for £6,200

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Ireland, Hiberno-Scandinavian period (c. 995-1150), Sihtric, Phase I, Penny, in imitation of CRVX type of Æthelred II, zitir d+yflim reo, bust left with sceptre, rev. short cross, c r v x in angles, eole o–dyflime, 1.29g/8h (SCBI BM 12, same dies; S 6100; DF 1). About extremely fine with old cabinet tone, very rare £1,500-2,000

Footnote

Provenance: Bt Baldwin 1964