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

Lot nuber 1279

ANGLO-SAXON, Kings of Wessex. Æthelberht. 858-865/6. AR Penny (21mm, 1.35 g, 3h). Inscribed Cross type. Canterbury mint; Herefeth, moneyer. Struck circa 858-864.


Triton XXIII – Session Four – World Coinage Part II, British Coinage and Medals, and Large Lots
Lot: 1279.
 Estimated: $ 4 000

British, Silver

Sold For $ 4 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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ANGLO-SAXON, Kings of Wessex. Æthelberht. 858-865/6. AR Penny (21mm, 1.35 g, 3h). Inscribed Cross type. Canterbury mint; Herefeth, moneyer. Struck circa 858-864. + ΛEÐELBEΛR(HT) REX, diademed bust right / + (HE)REFR EÐ mO N E T Λ arranged on limbs of, and around, beaded cross. Naismith C188g (this coin); SCBI 67 (BM) 1270; North 620; SCBC 1053. Lightly toned. Good VF.

From the G.W. Trow Collection, purchased from York Coins, October 2009. Ex Bruun Rasmussen 764 (11 December 2006), lot 5432.


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.