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

Date of Auction: 11th & 12th October 2021

Sold for £1,300

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,200

Kings of Wessex, Alfred the Great (871-99), Penny, Phase III, Two Line type, Canterbury dies, Æthelwine, elfred re+ around small cross pattée, rev. edelvine mo in two lines, pellet above and below, lozenge shape o, 1.47g/6h (Dolley & Blunt IIc; Blackburn, Southern Danelaw, p.343; SCBI Ashmolean 262-3, same obv. die; N 635; S 1066). A trifle crimped and lightly peckmarked on reverse, otherwise good fine, scarce £1,000-£1,200

Footnote

Provenance: M. Atkin Collection [from J. Philpotts]