Coins and Historical Medals (9 February 2021)

Date of Auction: 9th February 2021

Sold for £3,000

Estimate: £800 - £1,000

Alfred the Great (871-899), Penny, Phase I, Lunettes type D, Biarnwulf, aelbred rex around diademed bust right, rev. biarnvlf moneta:· between two lines with hooked ends, 1.18g/3h (cf. Lyons/Mackay AfL 2.8; N 628; S 1057). Surfaces rather pitted, otherwise good fine, portrait better, the moneyer and variety extremely rare £800-£1,000