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

Date of Auction: 11th & 12th October 2021

Sold for £850

Estimate: £500 - £700

Kings of Mercia, Offa (757-96), Penny, Light Coinage, London, Æthelweald, of · fa rex in two lines divided by a beaded bar with bifurcated ends, rev. e∂el wald in two lines divided by a beaded bar with bifurcated ends, 0.96g/12h (Chick 12; cf. SCBI BM 48; N 287; S 904). Cracked and creased with the edge ragged, otherwise good fine, rare £500-£700

Footnote

Provenance: M. Atkin Collection