British Coins from the Collection of Michael Sherman

Date of Auction: 12th December 2005

Sold for £520

Estimate: £300 - £350

Æthelred II (978-1016), Penny, Lewes, Leofwine, leofpine m¯o læpe, 1.37g/12h (HHK –; N 768; S 1146). Hairline crack by sceptre, otherwise good very fine, the type extremely rare for the mint and the moneyer not recorded by King for the type (£300-350)

Footnote

Provenance:
Sotheby Auction, 24-5 April 1997, lot 697