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514970. Sold For $3950

ANGLO-SAXON, Kings of Wessex. Alfred the Great. 871-899. AR Penny (21mm, 1.59 g, 8h). Two-line (’Guthram’) type (BMC xiv). Winchester dies; Wulfræd moneyer. Struck circa 880-899. ΛEL FRE D REX, small cross pattée / VVLF/RED in two lines; three pellets between, pellet above and below. SCBI 4 (Copenhagen), 675; BMC 408 var. (obv. legend); North 639; SCBC 1067. Toned, minor die flaw. Near EF.