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91001462
CNG 91, Lot: 1462. Estimate $750.
Sold for $575. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ANGLO-SAXON, Kings of All England. Æthelred II. 978-1016. AR Penny (20mm, 1.39 g, 7h). First Hand type (BMC iia, Hild. B1). Lincolne (London) mint; Ulfketill, moneyer. Struck circa 991. + ÆÐELRÆD REX Λ(NG), diademed bust right / + VLFCETEL M–O LI(ND)C, manus Dei descending from clouds; barred Λ ω flanking. Mossop –; SCBI –; BMC 154 var. (legends); Hild. –; North 766; SCBC 1144. VF, lightly toned. Extremely rare moneyer for type, only the BM coin published, none in the EMC database or in CoinArchives.