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

Lot nuber 1232

ANGLO-SAXON, Kings of Wessex. Alfred the Great. 871-899. AR Penny (21mm, 1.56 g, 2h). Two-line (’Guthram’) type. Uncertain mint; Beorhthelm, moneyer. Struck circa 880-899.


Triton XXIII – Session Four – World Coinage Part II, British Coinage and Medals, and Large Lots
Lot: 1232.
 Estimated: $ 2 000

British, Silver

Sold For $ 3 250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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ANGLO-SAXON, Kings of Wessex. Alfred the Great. 871-899. AR Penny (21mm, 1.56 g, 2h). Two-line (’Guthram’) type. Uncertain mint; Beorhthelm, moneyer. Struck circa 880-899. ΛEL FRE DREX, small cross pattée / BУRN/ELM M in two lines; three pellets between, trefoil of pellets above, pellet below. Cf. Grierson, Coins of Medieval Europe, p. 48; SCBI 26 (East Anglia), 86; cf. BMC 223-4; North 475/1; SCBC 1067. Toned. Near EF.

From the Richard A. Jourdan Collection of Medieval European Coins, purchased from Charles H. Wolfe, III, 1999.


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.