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LOT 8009

Estimate
GBP (£) 400 - 600
EUR (€) 470 - 700
USD ($) 530 - 800

Sold for (Inc. bp): £1,397

Anglo-Saxon Coins - Archbishop Wulfred - Canterbury / Saeberht - Monogram Penny

810-815 AD

Group II, transitional monogram type. Obv: facing tonsured bust with large pellet each side and +VVLFREDI ARCHIEPISCOPI legend. Rev: DOROVERNIA C monogram with +SAEBERHT MONETA legend for the moneyer Saeberht at Canterbury mint. 1.28 grams. Near as struck; slight bend to flan with associated crack. Rare.

Provenance
Canterbury Auction Galleries, lot 575; ex John Cross Collection.

Literature
S. 888; N. 240.