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 £360

Estimate: £300 - £400

Æthelred II (978-1016), Penny, CRVX type, Wareham, Beorhtsige, byrhsige m¯o per, normal type, 1.67g/9h (SCBI Copenhagen 1297, same dies; SCBI West Country 486, same rev. die; BEH 3952; N 770; S 1148). A trifle crimped and has been recently cleaned, otherwise about very fine, rare £300-£400


Provenance: A Collection of Pennies of Æthelred II, the Property of a Gentleman, Spink Auction 212, 28-9 March 2012, lot 353; Baldwin FPL Summer 2013 (AS 027)