ANGLO-SAXON, Kings of All England. Edward the Confessor.
|280, Lot: 450. Estimate $200.
Sold for $525. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
1042-1066. AR Penny (19mm, 1.26 g, 6h). Pointed Helmet type (BMC vii, Hild. F). Hæstinga (Hastings) mint; Brid, moneyer. Struck 1053-1056. Armored and draped bust right, wearing pointed helmet and holding scepter / Voided short cross with pellet-in-annulet center and triple crescent ends. SCBI 42 (Southeastern) 1268-9 (same dies); BMC 502-3; North 825; SCBC 1179. VF, toned, slightly wavy flan.
From the Tradewinds Collection.