ANGLO-SAXON, Kings of All England. Edward the Confessor.
|Sale: CNG 72, Lot: 2468. Estimate $300.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 14 June 2006.
Sold For $300. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
1042-1066. AR Penny (0.67 g, 7h). Small flan type. London mint; Lifinc, moneyer. Struck circa 1048-1050. +VD: REEPR, diademed bust left / +L• CONCEPOR• I•, short voided cross; annulet in 1st quarter. SCBI 24 (West Country), 675 (same dies); BMC 1298 (same dies); North 818; SCBC 1175. Good VF, old collection toning.
Ex William J. Conte Collection; Peter Spink Collection.
Based on a die link with BMC 828, R.H.M. Dolley convincingly argued that the reverse of this coin type is a blundered die of the moneyer Lifinc at London (cf. Dolley, "'L(O)C(I)' on Eleventh Century English Coins," NumChron 1961, p. 164).