SKU: 5585

£6,425.00

Inscribed Cross type. A delightful coin in hand and with an excellent provenance.

Sold - Feb 21

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Ceolnoth (833-870), silver Penny, Canterbuy mint, moneyer Hebeca, Kings of Kent (Archbishops of Canterbury), Inscribed Cross type, Group II. Obv. Tonsured bust facing. Rev. Inscribed cross, letter in each angle. 1.14g, die axis 6h (S.894; North 245; Naismith C154. O (this coin)). Some minor edge loss (as often found with this type) and a small edge split at 5 o’clock – neither of which intrude on the legends, the strike central and bold, lightly toned, a very pleasing coin in hand. Almost extremely fine and rare.

The Naismith Plate Coin

With two old hand written tickets – including Stack.

Provenance
Ex. The Academic Collection of Lord Stewartby: Part I, Spink Auction 16019, 22/03/2016, lot 81
Ex. SNC April 2000, 1448,
Ex. SNC November 1999, 4433
Ex. L.R. Stack, Sotheby 22-23 April 1999, 264
Ex. Knobloch, 972

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Country

Period

Ruler

Phase

Date

Production Method

Metal

Denomination

Condition

Mint

Moneyer

Type

Inscribed Cross type

Series

Weight

References

S.894; North 245; Naismith C154 (this coin)

Rarity

Rare

Old Ticket