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78002156

Choice Harold II Penny

Sale: CNG 78, Lot: 2156. Estimate $4000. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 14 May 2008. 
Sold For $5750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ANGLO-SAXON, Kings of All England. Harold II. 1066. AR Penny (1.27 g, 3h). Pax type. Lewes mint; Oswold, moneyer. Struck 6 January-14 October 1066. + HΛLOLD REX ΛNG, crowned head left; scepter before / + OZPOLD ON LEPEEI, PΛX between two horizontal lines. King 278, pl. XXX, 35 (same dies); SCBI 20 (Mack), 1338 (same dies); BMC 46; North 836; SCBC 1186. EF, toned.


From the Ross Schraeder Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Auctions XIV (20 March 1991), lot 1276.