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

Lot nuber 1271

ANGLO-SAXON, Archbishops of Canterbury. Ceolnoth. 833-870. AR Penny (21mm, 1.21 g, 1h). Group II. Canterbury mint; Beornwulf, moneyer. Struck circa 854-864.


Triton XXIII – Session Four – World Coinage Part II, British Coinage and Medals, and Large Lots
Lot: 1271.
 Estimated: $ 7 500

British, Silver

Sold For $ 9 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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ANGLO-SAXON, Archbishops of Canterbury. Ceolnoth. 833-870. AR Penny (21mm, 1.21 g, 1h). Group II. Canterbury mint; Beornwulf, moneyer. Struck circa 854-864. + CEOLNOÐ ΛRCHIEP (small bar), tonsured bust facing, extending to edge of flan; pellets flanking neck / + BIARN VLF MO N E T Λ arranged on limbs of, and around, beaded cross. Naismith C151f (this coin); SCBI 4 (Copenhagen), 85; SCBI 67 (BM), –; North 245; SCBC 894 (this coin illustrated, 54th ed.). Well struck, richly toned. Excellent metal. EF. Very rare.

From the G.W. Trow Collection. Ex Dr. Andrew Wayne Collection (Triton XX, 10 January 2017), lot 1479; Prof. G. W. de Wit Collection (Künker 137, 11 March 2008), lot 3055; Spink Numismatic Circular LXXXIII.6 (June 1975), no. 5482; R. C. Lockett Collection (Part I, Glendining, 6 June 1955), lot 338; P. W. P. Carlyon-Britton Collection (Part II, Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, 20 November 1916) lot 898.


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.