English Hammered Coins
Danelaw, Penny, after Alfred the Great of Wessex's London Monogram series [BMC VII], ælfr ed re+ around diademed and draped bust right, rev. londonia monogram, crossbar of a omitted, 'T' and six pellets within body of d, 1.26g (MacKay A6, 23 [023/R22] and pl. 5, 80, this coin; N 463). Struck from dies of pleasing artistic style, extremely fine and lightly toned over good metal; extremely rare £10,000-£12,000
Provenance: Bt P. Finn September 1994
Struck from the same reverse die as a coin in the Assheton cabinet.