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

Lot nuber 1234

ANGLO-SAXON, Kings of All England. Eadgar. 959-975. AR Penny (22mm, 1.47 g, 3h). Bust Crowned (BC) type (BMC v). London mint; Beorhtsige, moneyer. Struck circa 959-967/8.


Triton XXIII – Session Four – World Coinage Part II, British Coinage and Medals, and Large Lots
Lot: 1234.
 Estimated: $ 10 000

British, Silver

Sold For $ 25 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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ANGLO-SAXON, Kings of All England. Eadgar. 959-975. AR Penny (22mm, 1.47 g, 3h). Bust Crowned (BC) type (BMC v). London mint; Beorhtsige, moneyer. Struck circa 959-967/8. + EΛDGΛR REX, crowned bust right / + BIRCSIGE MO LO(ND)ANIL, small cross pattée with four small crosses pattée at terminals. Cf. Grierson, Coins of Medieval Europe 127 (for type); CTCE 357; SCBI 34 (BM), 1157; SCBI 20 (Mack), 806 (same obv. die); North 751/2; SCBC 1139. Trace of deposits. EF. Impressive portrait in the finest style for Eadgar’s pre-Reform issues. Very rare.

From the Richard A. Jourdan Collection of Medieval European Coins. Ex Künker 274 (15 March 2016), lot 3115.


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.