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10601080
CNG 106, Lot: 1080. Estimate $2000.
Sold for $1700. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ANGLO-SAXON, Kings of Northumbria. Alchred, with Archbishop Ecgberht. 765-774. AR Sceatt (13mm, 1.04 g, 10h). Eoforwic (York) mint. + ΛL·ЧHRCЧ (blundered with various retrograde letters) around central cross / EςBERΛR hR (blundered with various retrograde letters) around central cross. Booth, Sceattas 1 (dies A/a) = SCBI 63 (BM), 776; Pirie –; Pirie, Guide 2.6a (same rev. die as illustration); North 193; SCBC 854. VF, toned. Extremely rare.


Ex Lord Stewartby Collection (Part I, Spink 234, 22 March 2016), lot 2708 (further pedigree listed therein is erroneous).