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

Lot nuber 1274

ANGLO-SAXON, Kings of Mercia. Ceolwulf I. 821-823. AR Penny (19.5mm, 1.37 g, 6h). Portrait type. Mint in East Anglia (Ipswich?); Herebeorht, moneyer.


Triton XXIII – Session Four – World Coinage Part II, British Coinage and Medals, and Large Lots
Lot: 1274.
 Estimated: $ 15 000

British, Silver

Sold For $ 15 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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ANGLO-SAXON, Kings of Mercia. Ceolwulf I. 821-823. AR Penny (19.5mm, 1.37 g, 6h). Portrait type. Mint in East Anglia (Ipswich?); Herebeorht, moneyer. + CEOLVVF REX (barred Mercian M), diademed and draped bust right / HER EBE+ RHT in three lines (the 3rd inverted), divided by two lines with hooked finials. Naismith E17j = EMC 2003.0151 (same dies); SCBI 67 (BM), 244-5 var. (second line retrograde); North 392; SCBC 927 (this coin illustrated, 54th ed.). Attractively toned. EF. Very rare, especially in such excellent preservation.

From the G.W. Trow Collection. Ex Dr. Andrew Wayne Collection (Triton XX, 10 January 2017), lot 1479; ‘Charles’ Collection (Dix, Noonan, Webb 93, 26 September 2011), lot 1005, purchased from Seaby, 1981.


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.