British and World Coins, Historical Medals and Tokens (24 April 1996)

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Date of Auction: 24th April 1996

Sold for £400

Estimate: £400 - £600

Kings of East Anglia, Edmund (855-870), Penny, Baeghelm, EADMVND REX around cross pattée with pellet in each angle, reverse BAEGHELM MO, similar, 1.28gm (cf. Pagan, BNJ 1982, p.72; BMC 43; N. 461; S. 955). Tiny flan split at top, otherwise about extremely fine and very rare (£400-600)

Footnote

7 specimens of this type and moneyer noted by Pagan, only two of which were privately owned; this piece was not among those he recorded