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

Lot nuber 1282

ANGLO-SAXON, Kings of Wessex. Edward the Elder. 899-924. AR Penny (23mm, 1.46 g, 11h). Bust Diademed (BD) type (BMC iii). Mint in East Anglia; Otsri(?), moneyer.


Triton XXIII – Session Four – World Coinage Part II, British Coinage and Medals, and Large Lots
Lot: 1282.
 Estimated: $ 7 500

British, Silver

Sold For $ 8 500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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ANGLO-SAXON, Kings of Wessex. Edward the Elder. 899-924. AR Penny (23mm, 1.46 g, 11h). Bust Diademed (BD) type (BMC iii). Mint in East Anglia; Otsri(?), moneyer. + EΛDVVEΛRD REX, diademed bust left / OT(SO monogram?)RI/FECITW (T inverted) in two lines; three crosses pattée between, trefoils above and below. Vatican Hoard 445 (this coin, illustrated pl. VI); SCBI –; BMC –; North 651; SCBC 1084. Lightly toned. Near EF. Exremely rare and most interesting with reverse legend in Latin reading ‘Otsri made me’.

From the G.W. Trow Collection. Ex Dr. Andrew Wayne Collection (Triton XIX, 5 January 2016), lot 916, purchased from Mark Rasmussen, 19 December 2006. Ex Bruun-Rasmussen 764 (11 December 2006), lot 5438; R. C. Lockett Collection (Part III, Glendining, 4 November 1958) lot 2712; “Rome Hoard” (Part II, Glendining, 13 November 1930), lot 50; 1928 Vatican Hoard.


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.