Estimate: 4000 GBP
Price realized: 15 000 GBP
Anglo-Saxon England, Bishops of York (c. 620-655), Gold Shilling, York Group, Inscriptional type 2, variety Ci, face over segmented wall, pellet eyes, bifurcated cross forms features, cross pattée either side, enrobed, rev. SANCTE VIA DCS EF(V), central cross pattée in beaded circle, 1.22g, 270°[?] (SCBI 69, 6 this coin; A&W, type V. xxi; North 27; Spink 762 plate coin), a broader striking with full reverse legend reading, about extremely fine, very rare, especially in this condition.
Acquired privately from finder, October 2008
~ Found by T Durston at Garton-on-the-Wolds (East Yorkshire), c. 2000 ~
[Dies Ci1/Ci1; EMC 2008.0432; BNJ 2019, no. 11]
Estimate: £5000 - £8000