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

Date of Auction: 11th & 12th October 2021

Sold for £550

Estimate: £300 - £400

Kings of Wessex, Edward the Elder (899-924), Penny, Two Line type [HC 1], Thorleikr, South-Eastern Danelaw (imitating late Winchester dies), eadvveard rex + around small cross pattée, rev. dvrlac mo in two lines divided by three crosses pattée, cross pattée above and below, 1.36g/3h (CTCE 273 var. [HT 1 type]; SCBI East-Anglia var. [same], Lyon 656 var [same]; N 649; S 1087). Edge loss between 3 and 6 o’clock, otherwise very fine, scarce £300-£400

Footnote

Provenance: M. Atkin Collection