The ‘Millennium’ Hoard of Æthelred II Pennies and cut Halfpence from Suffolk

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Date of Auction: 4th December 2019

Sold for £380

Estimate: £240 - £300

Æthelred II (978-1016), Small CRVX type, Lincoln, Ælfsige, ælfsige m¯o linc, nc ligulate, reads ædered ex, pellet by c and x in first and fourth quarters, 1.05g/4h (Mossop pl. iii, 29-31; cf. BEH 1627; N 770 var.; S 1149). Very fine, portrait a little better £240-£300