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432, Lot: 528. Estimate $1500.
Sold for $1500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ANGLO-SAXON, Kings of Wessex. Alfred the Great. 871-899. AR Penny (21mm, 1.37 g, 12h). Two Line/Horizontal type. Canterbury mint; Æthelstan, moneyer. Struck circa 880-899. + ELFRED REX D◊R◊, small cross pattée / EÐELZT/ ΛN M◊ in two lines; single pellet above, cinquefoil of pellets below, three pellets between. SCBI 9 (Ashmolean), 278 (same dies); North 638; SCBC 1069. VF, toned, areas of weak strike.