Coins, Tokens and Historical Medals (4 & 5 May 2021)

Date of Auction: 4th & 5th May 2021

Sold for £3,400

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Alfred the Great (871-899), Penny, Two Line type, late issue, Wulfred, cross pattee, rev. vvlfred + in two lines, three pellets between, pellet above and below, 1.54g/5h (B & S –; SCBI East Anglia 101 [Morley St Peter hoard]; N 639; S 1067). Extremely fine, dark tone


The colour, condition and source suggests provenance to the Bossall/Flaxton (N. Yorkshire) Hoard, 1807, although the coin was not listed by Blunt and Stewart in NC 1983