ANGLO-SAXON. Kings of Wessex. Aethelberht.
|Sale: Triton VII, Lot: 1245. Estimate $1500.
Closing Date: Monday, 12 January 2004.
Sold For $2600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
858-865/6. AR Penny (1.35 gm). Struck 858-862/4. Canterbury mint. Oshere, moneyer. + AEDELBEARHT (HT ligate) REX, bust right / +OSHE:: RE MO in voided cross, N E T A in quarters. SCBI 30, 293 (this coin); BMC -; North 620; SCBC 1053. Toned, good VF, reverse lightly double struck. [See color enlargement on plate 23] ($1500)Ex John W. Garrett Collection (Numismatic Fine Arts & Leu, 16-18 October 1984), lot 744; purchased from Wayte Raymond, 19 May 1921 (includes collection ticket).