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LOT 3409

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Anglo-Saxon Coins - Coenwulf - Canterbury / Beornferth - Pincer Cross Penny

Circa 810 - 820 AD

Obv: diademed bust to edge of flan facing right with +COENVVL[F RE]X M legend with Mercian M. Rev: pincer cross with pellet in centre and wedges in angles and within limbs with [BIO]RNFRED MONETA legend with NE ligated for the moneyer Beornferth at Canterbury mint. 1.00 grams. Near as struck; chipped and cracked. Extremely rare.

Provenance
Ex Merritt collection; found Devises, Wiltshire, UK.

Literature
S 916; N 347; Naismith C37.1; see EMC 2016.0135 (same dies).


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The May Fair Hotel London
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Viewing from noon Monday 27th May 2019
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