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LOT 2590

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GBP (£) 2,500 - 3,500
EUR (€) 2,920 - 4,090
USD ($) 3,170 - 4,440

Current bid: £2,300 (+bp*)
(2 Bids, Reserve met)

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(2 Bids, Reserve met)   |   Current bid: £2,300
ANGLO-SAXON COINS - ARCHBISHOP PLEGMUND - CANTERBURY / ELFSTAN - TWO LINE AR PENNY
890-895 A.D.
(1.43 grams, 20 mm.).

Class 1. Obv: small cross with +PLEGMVND ARCHIEP legend. Rev: pellet trefoil above and below ELFS / TAN in two lines with three crosses between for the moneyer Elfstan. Good very fine. Very rare.

PROVENANCE:
From the Horton collection, UK.

Accompanied by two previous dealer's coin tickets.
This lot has been checked against the Interpol Database of stolen works of art and is accompanied by search certificate number no 12029-214259.

LITERATURE:
S. 900; N. 256.