Coins and Historical Medals (3 November 2020)

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Date of Auction: 3rd November 2020

Sold for £1,200

Estimate: £800 - £1,000

Kings of Mercia, Offa, Penny, Light coinage, Canterbury, Heaberht, +offa rex, saltire of lobes over long cross botonnée, rev. heaberht, four rosettes within legend, inner circle containing saltire over cross botonnée, 1.18g/4h (Chick 124; Blunt –; N 276.1; S 904). Two minor edge splits, otherwise very fine, very rare £800-£1,000

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Provenance: Found in East Ashling (W. Sussex), 2009 (EMC 2013.0297)