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 £2,600

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Æthelred II (978-1016), Penny, First Small Cross type, York, Thorsteinn, dorstan m¯o ef, unbacked bust left with three pellets in front, 1.26g/6h (SCBI Yorkshire 58, same rev. die [= FEJ 978 = Jonsson, p.61, coin b)]; N 764; S 1143). About very fine, very rare £1,500-£2,000

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Provenance: Bt Spink 1991