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British Anglo-Saxon - Aethelstan - Circumscription Rosette Penny - Chester - Cnapa

Coins - Saxon and Viking


LOT 201

Estimate
GBP (£) 500 - 700
EUR (€) 590 - 830
USD ($) 620 - 870

Sold for (Inc. premium): £989

BRITISH ANGLO-SAXON - AETHELSTAN - CIRCUMSCRIPTION ROSETTE PENNY - CHESTER - CNAPA

924-939 AD. Obv: rosette of pellets at centre with +EDELSTANREXTOBR legend and additional pellet below the 'O'. Rev: +CNADM-OLEGECT legend with additional pellet below the first 'E' of the mint signature for the moneyer C(e)napa at the mint of Chester (Leigeceastre). The dies not represented in EMC/SCBI. Rare. 1.50 grams. Very fine and better.

Literature
S. 1098; N. 672.

Footnotes
The moneyer spelling form is seen on four Chester coins in EMC/SCBI (cf. EMC 1034.0050 & SCBI 35,50). There are a total of eight coins listed in EMC for this moneyer (four of rosette type and four of cross type or combination).

Date
Friday 19th March 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall 20-21 Bloomsbury WayLondon WC1A 2TH

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