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

Lot nuber 1280

ANGLO-SAXON, Kings of Wessex. Æthelred I. 865/6-871. AR Penny (20mm, 1.21 g, 6h). Lunettes type. Canterbury mint; Tohrtmund, moneyer. Struck circa 867-871.


Triton XXIII – Session Four – World Coinage Part II, British Coinage and Medals, and Large Lots
Lot: 1280.
 Estimated: $ 7 500

British, Silver

Sold For $ 8 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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ANGLO-SAXON, Kings of Wessex. Æthelred I. 865/6-871. AR Penny (20mm, 1.21 g, 6h). Lunettes type. Canterbury mint; Tohrtmund, moneyer. Struck circa 867-871. + ΛEÐELRED REX, diademed bust right / TOR(HT)MV across central field; (ND) MO (NE)TΛ in lunettes above and below, trefoil of pellets in upper lunette. Lyons & MacKay Group 2, dies A/1, Ae2.115; SCBI 67 (BM), 1399 (same dies); North 622; SCBC 1055. Rich cabinet tone. EF. Well struck on a broad flan. Rare.

From the G.W. Trow Collection. Ex Hodgson Collection (Spink 230, 15 July 2015), lot 323, purchased from Spink, March 1975.


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.