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529582

Handsome Coenwulf Portrait Penny

529582. SOLD $6250

ANGLO-SAXON, Kings of Mercia. Coenwulf. 796-821. AR Penny (21mm, 1.38 g, 9h). Struck circa 810-821. Canterbury mint; Oba, moneyer. Struck circa 810-821. COENVVLF REX m, diademed bust right / † OBA † mON † ETA, cross moline. Naismith C41.2h (this coin); North 352; SCBC 916. Toned. EF. A well struck specimen with excellent surfaces. Rare.


Ex Alan Williams Collection (Part II, Spink 253, 3 July 2018), lot 120; Stack’s (30 November 1999), lot 1379; Spink Numismatic Circular XCVI.4 (May 1988), no. 28456 (”a delightful specimen”). Found near Eastbourne, 26 August 1987.