Search in Feature Auction


CNG Bidding Platform

Information

Products and Services


Feature Auction
Triton XXIII – Session Four – World Coinage Part II, British Coinage and Medals, and Large Lots

Lot nuber 1225

ANGLO-SAXON, Kings of Northumbria. Alchred. 765-774. AR Sceatt (14mm, 1.15 g, 11h). York mint.


Triton XXIII – Session Four – World Coinage Part II, British Coinage and Medals, and Large Lots
Lot: 1225.
 Estimated: $ 2 000

British, Silver

Sold For $ 1 500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Go to Live

ANGLO-SAXON, Kings of Northumbria. Alchred. 765-774. AR Sceatt (14mm, 1.15 g, 11h). York mint. Retrograde ALCH down right side, RED down left side, both read from outside, cross pattée / Quadruped standing right, raising foreleg; small cross pommée below. Grierson, Coins of Medieval Europe 84; Beowulf 114 (this coin); Chapman 103 (same dies); Booth, Sceattas 1-14 (unlisted dies); Pirie, Guide 2.5b (same dies as illustration); North 179; SCBC 849. Toned . Good VF. Rare.

From the Richard A. Jourdan Collection of Medieval European Coins. Ex Beowulf Collection (Classical Numismatic Group 75, 23 May 2007), lot 1449.

While southern England under Mercian hegemony adopted the broad flan penny the coinage of Northumbria, both regal and archiepiscopal, retained the smaller sceatta type coinage.

The final winners of all Triton XXIII lots will be determined at the live public sale that will be held on 14-15 January 2020. Triton XXIII – Session Four – World Coinage Part II, British Coinage and Medals, and Large Lots will be held Wednesday afternoon, 15 January 2020 beginning at 2:00 PM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and in person at the public auction, 22.50% for all others.