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Research Coins: Printed Auction

 
Triton XXII, Lot: 1381. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ANGLO-SAXON, Kings of All England. Æthelred II. 978-1016. AR Penny (19.5mm, 1.73 g, 9h). Long Cross type (BMC iva, Hild. D). Ilchester mint; Goda, moneyer. Struck circa 997-1003. + · ÆÐELRÆD REX Λ(NG)LO, draped bust left; pellet behind / + GO D MΩΘ GIFELC, voided long cross, with pellet at center and triple-crescent ends. SCBI 7 (Copenhagen), 332 (same dies); Hild 1029; BMC 98; North 774; SCBC 1151. Good VF, toned, peck marks. Very rare mint.


Ex Hermann Vogel Collection (A. Hess 189, 16 April 1928), lot 1590 (with his ticket).

The acquisition by the Ashmolean Museum of the Stevens-Cox collection of West Country mints in 2013 has significantly reduced the number of Ilchester mint coins in private hands.