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LOT 8009

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Bid History: 1   |   Current bid: £1,800

Anglo-Saxon Coins - Offa - Canterbury / Udd - Portrait Penny

780-792 AD

Light coinage. Obv: profile bust right with +OFFA REX legend. Rev: small cross within circle and piles with + V D D legend separated by pellet rosettes for the moneyer Udd at Canterbury mint. 0.84 grams. Very fine. Extremely rare; only three others recorded by Chick.

Provenance
Found near Ely, Cambridgeshire, 2020; this lot has been checked against the Interpol Database of stolen works of art and is accompanied by AIAD certificate number no. 10627-172860.

Published
See Early Medieval Corpus, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, reference EMC 2020.0418 (this coin).

Literature
S. 905; N. 315; Chick 136c (probable die match to this coin); CEB 33.