Coins, Historical Medals and Numismatic Books (11 & 12 October 2021)

Date of Auction: 11th & 12th October 2021

Sold for £4,800

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Archbishops of Canterbury, Wulfred (805-32), Penny, Gp II, Canterbury, Swefherd, +vvlfredi archiepiscopi, tonsured bust facing within centre circle, rev. +svvefherd moneta around Dorobernia Civitas monogram, 1.31g/12h (Naismith 47.1a, same obv. die; BLS –; SCBI BM –; N 240; S 888). Neatly struck on a broad round flan, good very fine and toned with some light earthen deposits; the third, and finest, known example of this moneyer’s work during the early transitional period £3,000-£4,000