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

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Date of Auction: 4th December 2019

Sold for £130

Estimate: £100 - £150

Æthelred II (978-1016), CRVX type, York, Leofstan, lefstan m¯o eofr, two pellets by x in fourth quarter, 1.53g; uncertain mint, 1.40g (N 770; S 1148) [2]. Nearly very fine, both bent precisely in half, perhaps as religious offerings £100-£150