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78002134
Sale: CNG 78, Lot: 2134. Estimate $3000. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 14 May 2008. 
Sold For $4600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ANGLO-SAXON, Kings of Wessex. Aethelwulf. 839-858. AR Penny (1.27 g, 9h). Phase IV; Inscribed Cross type. Canterbury mint; Hunred, moneyer. Struck circa 855-859. + ΛEÐELVVLF REX, bare-headed bust right / + HVNR / ED MO within voided long cross; N E T Λ in quarters, trefoils to left and right of E. SCBI 50 (Hermitage), 182 (same obv. die); BMC 72; North 618; SCBC 1051. EF, lightly toned. Rare.


From the Ross Schraeder Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 50 (23 June 1999), lot 1933.