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

Date of Auction: 4th December 2019

Sold for £220

Estimate: £240 - £300

Æthelred II (978-1016), Small CRVX type, Lincoln, Osgeat, osgvt m¯o linc, pellet on inner circle in first quarter, 0.95g/11h (Mossop pl. vi, 4; BEH –; N 770 var.; S 1149). Slightly bent, otherwise nearly very fine, the moneyer rare for the type £240-£300