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Auction 191  4-5 May 2021
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Estimate: 1500 GBP
Price realized: 3400 GBP

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British Coins from the Collection of Samuel Birchall of Leeds (1761-1814)

Alfred the Great (871-899), Penny, Two Line type, late issue, Wulfred, cross pattee, rev. vvlfred + in two lines, three pellets between, pellet above and below, 1.54g/5h (B & S –; SCBI East Anglia 101 [Morley St Peter hoard]; N 639; S 1067). Extremely fine, dark tone
£1,500-£2,000

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The colour, condition and source suggests provenance to the Bossall/Flaxton (N. Yorkshire) Hoard, 1807, although the coin was not listed by Blunt and Stewart in NC 1983
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