SKU: 5586

£3,650.00

Portrait type. Lightly toned with full legends, pleasing.

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Coenwulf (796-821), Penny, 800-821, Ipswich (?) mint, moneyer Wihtred, Kings of Mercia, portrait type. Obv. Head facing right with annulets for hair. Rev. Five pellets cruciform in centre of large cross crosslet extending from central lozenge. 1.16g, die axis 12h (S.920; North 372; Naismith Volume 1, E12.7e, Plate 79 – this coin). Minor edge chip (as is common with issues of this period), otherwise lightly toned with full legends, pleasing. Good very fine and extremely rare.

The Naismith Plate Coin With multiple old hand written tickets.

Provenance
Ex. Spink Auction 16019, 22/03/2016, Lot 95
Ex. The Academic Collection of Lord Stewartby: Part I – Bt. September 2000

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Period

Ruler

Phase

Date

Production Method

Metal

Denomination

Condition

Mint

Moneyer

Type

Portrait Type

Weight

References

E12.7e, Plate 79 ? this coin, S.920; North 372; Naismith Volume 1

Rarity

Extremely Rare

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