Auction 293  16 Apr 2024
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Lot 108

Estimate: 10 000 GBP
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English Hammered Coins from Various Properties

Danelaw, EAST ANGLIA, Æthelstan II Guthrum (880-890), Penny, Temple type, struck c. 880, Ipswich(?), Æthelwine, æthelstai re around tetrastyle temple with double-pediment, rev. edelvin nonet around cross with pellet in each angle, 1.31g/10h (Blackburn –; MEC 8 –; N –; S –). With a minute hairline split running from the edge to the 'D' in the king's name, otherwise good very fine retaining dark find patina; of considerable numismatic importance, highly evocative and presumably UNIQUE £10,000-£15,000


Provenance: Found on the 26th of February 2024 in the Thetford area and recorded on the EMC (EMC 2024.0080)
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