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91001481
CNG 91, Lot: 1481. Estimate $300.
Sold for $475. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ANGLO-SAXON, Kings of All England. Edward the Confessor. 1042-1066. AR Penny (19mm, 1.23 g, 7h). Hammer Cross type (BMC xi; Hild. G). Eoferwic (York) mint; Snæbjorn, moneyer. Struck circa 1059-1062. EΛDPΛERD D RE, crowned bust right; scepter before / + SNEBORN ON EOF, voided cross, ends terminating in inward-facing crescents; annulet in first quarter. Freeman 338; SCBI 2 (Hunterian), 1140 (same dies); Hild. –; BMC –; North 828; SCBC 1182. Good VF, toned, minor surface flaw on obverse (possibly from overstriking another type).