British Coins from the Collection of Arthur M. Fitts III

Date of Auction: 12th December 2017

Sold for £850

Estimate: £300 - £400

Kings of Northumbria and Archbishops of York, Aethelred II, First reign (841-4), Styca, Leofthegn, aedelred rex, quatrefoil in centre, rev. leofdegh monet, Celtic cross containing five pellets, 1.08g/6h (Pirie 172; N 188; S 866). Good very fine, very rare £300-400


Provenance: ‘Beowulf’ Collection, CNG Mailbid Sale 75, 23 May 2007 (1459)