Auction 42 1 Mar 2023
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ANGLO-SAXON BRITAIN. Viking England, Southern Danelaw. Imitation of two line type coin (Plegmund). Ca 880-910. AR imitative penny. 1.18 gm. 20 mm. Small cross; +REDOROHD(ligated)ND (apparently retrograde) The letter "O" is shown both times as a lozenge shape / BVRV EBMO in two lines across center, a pellet, above, between and below. S. 974. N. 253. Extremely Fine; slight peck marks.
The Zabel Collection
Ex Montagu. 18 November 1895. (335). Purchased by O'Hagan.
Ex Stack. Sotheby's. 22 April 1999. (354).
This coin is possibly the same specimen as that in J.D. Cuff (lot 403); R.M. Murchison (1866, lot 220)