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CNG 111, Lot: 1063. Estimate $4000.
Sold for $3250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ANGLO-SAXON, Kings of Mercia. Coenwulf. 796-821. AR Penny (22mm, 1.36 g, 8h). Large portrait type. Canterbury mint; Swefheard, moneyer. Struck circa 810-821. Diademed and draped bust right / + SVVEFHERD MONETΛ, cross fourchée with pellets in angles. Naismith C43e; SCBI 68 (Lyon), 571; North 353; SCBC 916. Good VF, dark find patina, some earthen deposits, slightly wavy flan. Sharp portrait. Rare.

Ex Dix, Noonan, Webb 136 (8 June 2016), lot 570.