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

Date of Auction: 2nd & 3rd June 2021

Sold for £650

Estimate: £300 - £400

Æthelwulf (839-858), Penny, Phase I (c. 839-44), Rochester, aedelvvlf [—], cross with wedge and pellet in each angle, rev. occide[—]ivm, saxoniorvm in three lines in centre, 1.05g/6h (Naismith R18.1i, this coin; N 597; S 1045). A large fragment, approximately 20% of flan missing, otherwise good very fine, very rare £300-£400

Footnote

Provenance: SNC June 1985 (3822); Glendining Auction, 9 July 1986, lot 203