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British Anglo-Saxon - Archbishops of Canterbury - Wulfred - Group II Monogram Penny - Sæbeorht

Coins - Saxon and Viking


LOT 193

Estimate
GBP (£) 1,500 - 2,000
EUR (€) 1,780 - 2,370
USD ($) 1,870 - 2,490

Sold for (Inc. premium): £3,910

BRITISH ANGLO-SAXON - ARCHBISHOPS OF CANTERBURY - WULFRED - GROUP II MONOGRAM PENNY - SæBEORHT

C. 810-815 AD. Group II, Transitional Monogram. Obv: facing tonsured bust of Archbishop Wulfred without pellet to each side and +VVLFREDI ARCHIEPISCOPI legend. Rev: DOROBERNIA C monogram with +SAEBERHT MONETA legend for the moneyer Sæbeorht at Canterbury mint. 1.39 grams. Very fine, reverse a little weak.

Literature
S. 888; N. 240; cf EMC 2002.0004 (possible obverse die duplicate).

Footnotes
The reverse die not included among the five Group II specimens listed in EMC/SCBI. One specimen of the obverse die possibly recorded (EMC 2002.0004).

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

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