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LOT 1113

Sold for (Inc. bp): £10,540

HIBERNO-NORSE COINS - ANLAF GUTHFRITHSSON - YORK / AETHELFERTH - RAVEN PENNY
919-954 AD
(1.17 grams.).

Obv: raven with wings spread and head left with +ANLAF CVNVNC legend. Rev: small cross with +AÐELFELD MINETRI legend for the moneyer Aethelferth. Extremely fine; about as struck, hairline strike cracking at centre. Very rare; most are in public collections.

PUBLISHED:
This lot is on the front cover of the printed catalogue.

LITERATURE:
S. 1019; N. 537; see EMC 1029.0410/SCBI 29 (Merseyside), 410 for possibly the same reverse die.