British, Ancient and World Coins (16 September 2020)

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Date of Auction: 16th September 2020

Sold for £6,500

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Archbishops of Canterbury, Wulfred (805-32), Penny, Gp IV, Canterbury, Luning, lvning monetλ, facing bust flanked by three pellets, rev. dorobernia civitas in four lines, 1.30g/12h (Naismith C57.2, and same dies as C57.2e; N 238; S 890). Slightly bent at top, otherwise good very fine with an excellent portrait, rare £5,000-£7,000

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Provenance: Found near Petersfield (Hampshire), June 2020 (EMC 2020.0204)