ANGLO-SAXON. Kings of Mercia. Burgred.
|Sale: CNG 66, Lot: 1969. Estimate $300.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 19 May 2004.
Sold For $650. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
852-874. AR Penny (1.25 gm). Lunette C type, circa 863-868. London mint; Wine, moneyer. +BVRGR ED REX-, diademed bust right / MON VVINE ETA in and between broken lunettes. SCBI 20 (Mack) 628 = N. Heywood, "The Kingdom and Coins of Burgred," BNJ
1906, 12 (this coin); BMC 390; North 425; SCBC 940. Toned VF, wavy flan with slight cracks. ($300)Ex R. P. Mack Collection, 628 (not in Glendining's sale); Carlyon-Britton Collection (not in Sotheby's sales); Waterloo Bridge find of 1882.