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

Lot nuber 1276

ANGLO-SAXON, Anglo-Viking (Hiberno-Norse Northumbria). St. Peter coinage. Circa 921-927. AR Penny (19mm, 1.19 g, 3hh). Sword/Hammer type. York mint. Struck under Sihtric II Caech.


Triton XXIII – Session Four – World Coinage Part II, British Coinage and Medals, and Large Lots
Lot: 1276.
 Estimated: $ 10 000

British, Silver

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

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ANGLO-SAXON, Anglo-Viking (Hiberno-Norse Northumbria). St. Peter coinage. Circa 921-927. AR Penny (19mm, 1.19 g, 3hh). Sword/Hammer type. York mint. Struck under Sihtric II Caech. SCIIE/TIIIIO in two lines, voided sword and cross between, trefoils above and below / + ERIVIITOI, voided hammer, pellet in head; horizontal lines flanking. Stewart & Lyon dies 26a; SCBI 4 (Copenhagen), 591 (same dies); BMC –; North 556; SCBC 1015 (this coin illustrated, 54th ed.). A superb specimen. Attractively toned. EF. Very rare.

From the G.W. Trow Collection. Ex Dr. Andrew Wayne Collection (Triton XIX, 5 January 2016), lot 900; J. A. Hall Collection (Dix, Noonan, Webb 71, 28 September 2006), lot 33; Triton IV (5 December 2000), lot 942; L. R. Stack Collection (Sotheby’s, 22 April 1999), lot 384; F. Knobloch Collection (Coin Galleries, 12 November 1986), lot 991; B. Roth Collection (Part II, Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, 14-18 October 1918), lot 69.


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.