Coins and Historical Medals (3 November 2020)

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Date of Auction: 3rd November 2020

Sold for £3,400

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Edward the Martyr (975-978), Penny, Reform type, Winchester, Æthelstan, ædestan m¯o pint, 1.28g/3h (Winchester Mint –; BMC –; N 763; S 1142). Some minor porosity and edge slightly ragged at 6 o’clock, otherwise about very fine with the portrait clear and legends fully legible; the moneyer previously unrecorded at Winchester under this King, extremely rare £1,500-£2,000