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Triton XV, Lot: 1854. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $2100. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ANGLO-SAXON, Kings of All England. Edward the Confessor. 1042-1066. AR Penny (18mm, 1.12 g, 3h). Expanding Cross type, light issue (BMC v, Hild. E). Winceastre (Winchester) mint; Aethelstan, moneyer. Struck circa 1050-1053. + EDPΛR ·D REEX, diademed bust left; scepter before / + ÆSTΛN ON PINCEST·, voided short cross with expanding limbs; at center, circle around pellet-in-circle. Freeman 35; SCBI 20 (Mack), 1184 (this coin); Hild. -; BMC -; North 822; SCBC 1176. EF, toned.

From the Marshall Faintich Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 61 (27 September 2002), lot 2548; R. P. Mack Collection (Part I, Glendining, 18 November 1975), lot 191; Sir John Evans Collection (Glendining, 22 March 1944); P. W. P. Carlyon-Britton Collection (Sotheby’s, 20 November 1913), lot 1789; Chancton Hoard.