The North Yorkshire Moors Collection of British Coins formed by Marvin Lessen (Part 2) (3 July 2019)

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Date of Auction: 3rd July 2019

Sold for £1,400

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Æthelred II (978-1016), Penny, Benediction Hand type, London, Æthelwine, ædælpine m¯o lvn, 1.52g/9h (BEH –; N 769; S 1147). Crack by o of mo, otherwise better than fine and free of peckmarks, very rare of this mint £1,000-£1,500

Footnote

Provenance: ‘Found in Gotland’; SNC June 2007 (HS 3001).

No further information about the supposed Gotland provenance, alluded to on the reverse of the Spink ticket, is apparently known