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

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Date of Auction: 4th December 2019

Sold for £220

Estimate: £200 - £240

Æthelred II (978-1016), CRVX type, Norwich, Leofing, ilfinc m¯o nord, small crescents or wedges by c and r in first and second quarters, 1.33g/3h (cf. BEH 3166; N 770; S 1148). Very fine but portrait not struck up, an interesting mis-spelling of the moneyer’s name £200-£240