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91001470
CNG 91, Lot: 1470. Estimate $1500.
Sold for $1700. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ANGLO-SAXON, Kings of All England. Æthelred II. 978-1016. AR Penny (21mm, 1.37 g, 9h). Last Small Cross type (BMC i, Hild. A). Snotingaham (Nottingham) mint; Osweald, moneyer. Struck circa 1009-1017. + EÐELRED REX ΛNGLOR•, diademed bust left / + OSPOLD M•ΩO SNOTIG:, short cross pattée; annulet above. SCBI 7 (Copenhagen), 1105 var. (legends); Hild. 3414 var. (legends); BMC –; North 777; SCBC 1154. Good VF, toned, minor peck marks on reverse. Very rare.


Ex Morton & Eden (14 June 2007), lot 377; J. Tanenbaum Collection (Neales, 27 February 1991), lot 2083.