Auction 274  7-8 Jun 2023
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Estimate: 8000 GBP
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English Hammered Coins from Various Properties

Kings of Wessex, Alfred the Great (871-99), Penny, Phase III, London Monogram type [BMC ix], Tilewine, ælf rx ed rex, diademed bust right wearing decorated tunic, rev. londonia monogram, tilevine above, moneta below, 1.60g/11h (MacKay B 1.1 [O1/R1], this coin; SCBI Lyon 609, same obv. die; N 646; S 1062). Sometime cleaned and with a few metal flaws, otherwise good very fine, sharply struck and with a distinguished provenance £8,000-£10,000


Provenance: Ashmolean Museum duplicate; Alderman H. Hird Collection, Spink-Glendining Auction, 6 March 1974, lot 242; Morrison Collection
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