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 £3,000

Estimate: £2,400 - £3,000

Harold II (1066), Penny, PAX type, Lewes, Osweald, ozpold on lepeei, bust left with sceptre, reads halold, 1.30g/9h (Pagan, NM p.190, Gp B; HHK 278; MEC 8, 2340-1 [= SCBI Fitzwilliam 972-3], SCBI South Eastern 1694-5, FEJ 447 and Sussex Mints 166, same dies; BMC 46; N 836; S 1186). Very fine, toned £2,400-£3,000

Footnote

Provenance: An outlying parcel from the Chancton (Sussex) Find, 1866, and shown at the British Museum, 1868; Sotheby Auction, 21 July 1971, lot 227 (part)