British Coins from the Collection of Dr John Tooze

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Date of Auction: 18th September 2019

Sold for £2,400

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Kings of Wessex, Æthelwulf, Penny, Inscribed Cross Phase [IV], Canterbury, Hunbeorht, aedelvvlf rex around draped bust right breaking inner circle, rev. hvnbearht moneta (some letters ligulate) arranged on limbs of and around beaded cross, 1.26g/6h (Naismith C144; BMC 69, 70; N 618; S 1051). Nearly extremely fine with an excellent portrait, possibly sometime cleaned and now re-toning £1,500-£2,000