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 £420

Estimate: £300 - £360

Æthelred II (978-1016), Penny, Long Cross type, Totnes, Wulfmær, pvlfmær m’o tota, 1.39g/6h (Brettell 490, SCBI Copenhagen 1266, West Country 552 and Williams 584, same dies; BEH 3861; N 774; S 1151). Reverse double-struck and a few peckmarks, otherwise about very fine, obverse with dark tone, rare £300-£360

Footnote

Provenance: A Collection of Pennies of Æthelred II, the Property of a Gentleman, Spink Auction 212, 28-9 March 2012, lot 389