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514971
514971.

ANGLO-SAXON, Kings of Wessex. Æthelstan. 924-939. AR Penny (22mm, 1.45 g, 9h). Circumscription Cross type (BMC v). York mint; Ragnwald, moneyer. + EÐELSTΛN REX TOBRIΓ, small cross pattée / + REGNΛLD Mo EFoRPIC (crescent over M), cross pattée, pellets in angles. Blunt, Aethelstan 234; SCBI 16 (Norweb), 155 (this coin); SCBI 6 (Edinburgh), 172 (same dies); cf. SCBI 34 (BM), 109-112 (for type); North 672; SCBC 1093. Richly toned. EF.


Ex Emery May Holden Norweb Collection (Part I, Spink 45, 13 June 1958), lot 56, purchased from New Netherlands Coin Co., New York, October 1953.