ANGLO-SAXON, Kings of Northumbria. Aethelred II.
|CNG 90, Lot: 2359. Estimate $300.
Sold for $470. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
First reign, 841-843/4. CU Styca (13mm, 0.98 g, 9h). Phase II. Group A. Eoferwic (York) mint; Leofdegn, moneyer. + AE∂ELRE∂ REX, small swastika, with L in each quarter; all within annulet / + LEOFDEGИ, pellet-in-beaded-annulet; all within annulet. Pirie –; North 188; SCBC 866. VF, some corrosion on the reverse. Rare.
From the Peter Moffat Collection.