The Collection of British and European Coins Formed by the Late Julian Birch

Date of Auction: 12th November 2015

Sold for £550

Estimate: £500 - £700

Kings of Mercia, Coenwulf (796-821), Penny, Gp I, London, non-portrait type, Diola, co·e·nv·v·lf r·ex around Mercian m, rev. di o l·a in in angles of voided tribrach, 1.24g/12h (Naismith L9.2a, this coin; BLS 18b, this coin; SCBI Mack 579, this coin; N 343; S 914). Very fine but edges chipped £500-700

Footnote

Provenance: Delgany (Co. Wicklow) Hoard, 1874; Sir John Evans Collection; SNC June 1910 (76457); SNC October 1911 (91962); SNC April 1913 (4079); SNC March-April 1916 (39291); D.G. Matthews Collection; R.P. Mack Collection; SNC December 1982 (8740); SNC April 1986 (1883); SNC April 1996 (1470); CNG Mailbid Sale 46, 24 June 1998 (1854)