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CNG 103, Lot: 1169. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $950. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ANGLO-SAXON, Kings of Wessex. Æthelstan. 924-939. AR Penny (22mm, 1.54 g, 1h). Small cross/Horizontal-Trefoil 1 (HT 1) type (BMC i). North Eastern I mint; Wilwulf(?), moneyer. + ÆÐEL•STAN REX, small cross pattée / VVIL/LVF M in two lines; three crosses pattée (pellet between second and third) between, trefoil above and below. Blunt, Aethelstan 407; SCBI 34 (BM), 232 var. (obv. legend, placement of pellet on rev.); North 668/1b; SCBC 1089. EF, glossy dark tone.