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CNG 106, Lot: 1105. Estimate $500.
Sold for $425. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ANGLO-SAXON, Kings of All England. Edward the Confessor. 1042-1066. AR Penny (19.5mm, 1.34 g, 10h). Hammer Cross type (BMC xia, Hild. G var.). Caentwarabyrig (Canterbury) mint; Ælfric, moneyer. Struck circa 1059-1062. + EADPΛR RD RE, crowned bust right, scepter before / + ELFRIC : ON CÆNTM, voided cross, arms terminating in inward-facing crescents; annulet in second quarter. Freeman 28; SCBI 20 (Mack), 1241 (this coin); Hild. –; BMC –; North 828; SCBC 1182. Near EF, toned.

Ex R. P. Mack Collection, 1241, purchased from Spink, 1961.