Coins, Tokens and Historical Medals (18 - 20 September 2018)

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Date of Auction: 18th - 20th September 2018

Sold for £380

Estimate: £400 - £500

Æthelstan (924-939), Penny, Two Line type [HT NE 1], Wilwuf, vvillvf m in two lines divided by three crosses, trefoils of pellets above and below, 1.59g/12h (SCBI BM 232-3; Blunt 407; N 668b; S 1089). Small perforation at edge, otherwise very fine, rare £400-500


The accompanying tickets give the provenance of this coin as ‘ex Lawrence and Grantley’. However, this is apparently incorrect as the coin from the Lawrence sale (lot 238, part) is now in the British Museum (SCBI BM 233).