Coins, Tokens, Historical Medals and Antiquities (2 & 3 June 2021)

Date of Auction: 2nd & 3rd June 2021

Sold for £7,000

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Kings of Mercia, Cynethryth (wife of Offa), Penny, Light coinage, c. 785, Canterbury, Eoba, draped bust right, eoba in field to right, pellets between letters, rev. cyneðryð regn’, Mercian M in centre, contraction bar above, pellets in field, 1.07g/12h (Chick 143; SCBI BM 658, same obv. die; N 339; S 909). Some slight porosity, otherwise better than very fine, very rare