SKU: 5386

£725.00

Hammer Cross type. A delightful coin, with an excellent provenance.

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Edward the Confessor (1042-1066), silver Penny, 1059-1062, Thetford mint, moneyer Aelfwine, hammer cross type. Obv. Crowned bust facing right holding sceptre. Rev. Voided short cross with each limb terminating in an incurved segment of a circle. 1.34g, die axis 3h (S.1182; North 828). A delightful coin, very minimal wave to the flan, otherwise well rounded with an even grey tone, a desirable piece and a excellent provenance. A bold very fine.

With various old tickets (in original hands), including Doubleday and Eaglen.

Provenance
Ex. Spink Auction 1011, 30/09/2010, Lot 213, ?540.40
Ex. Spink Numismatic Circular, June 2001, HS2308
Ex. Eaglen, 1998, lot 1552
Ex. GV Doubleday, 1987, lot 517
Ex. Duke of Argyll, collection bought by Spink, 1949

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Period

Ruler

Date

Production Method

Metal

Denomination

Condition

Mint

Moneyer

Type

Hammer Cross type

Weight

References

S.1182; North 828

Old Ticket