ANGLO-SAXON, Kings of Northumbria. Aethelred II.
|CNG 90, Lot: 2358. Estimate $300.
Sold for $340. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
First reign, 841-843/4. CU Styca (14mm, 1.32 g, 6h). Phase II. Group A. Eoferwic (York) mint; Leofdegn, moneyer. + AE∂ELRE∂ REX, short cross crosslet, with wedge in each quarter; all within annulet / + LEOFDEGИ, pellet-in-annulet; all within annulet. Pirie 228 (same dies); North 188; SCBC 866. Good VF, some underlying luster.
From the Peter Moffat Collection.