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

Lot nuber 1275

ANGLO-SAXON, Kings of East Anglia. Æthelstan I. Circa 827-845. AR Penny (20mm, 1.52 g, 6h). Portrait type. Mint in East Anglia (Ipswich?); Eadgar, moneyer. Struck circa 827-830.


Triton XXIII – Session Four – World Coinage Part II, British Coinage and Medals, and Large Lots
Lot: 1275.
 Estimated: $ 10 000

British, Silver

Sold For $ 7 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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ANGLO-SAXON, Kings of East Anglia. Æthelstan I. Circa 827-845. AR Penny (20mm, 1.52 g, 6h). Portrait type. Mint in East Anglia (Ipswich?); Eadgar, moneyer. Struck circa 827-830. + EΔEL • ZtAN RE+ (retrograde Z), diademed bust right / + EA•DGAR mOHET, cross potent; wedges in angles. EMC 2019.0253 (this coin); Naismith –; SCBI –; BMC –; North –; cf. SCBC 948. Slight undulation to flan and some very light porosity, otherwise a well struck coin. Near EF. A previously unrecorded type for this very rare portrait issue.

Found at Asheldham, Essex, 2019.


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.