ANGLO  SAXON  PENNIES
P1  
CUTHRED [798-807] silver penny
Tribrach type
CANTERBURY mint
Moneyer - SIGEBERHT
obv. +CVDRED REX, cross in circle with pellet in angles;
rev.  SIG EBE RHT in arms of tribrach
0.74g
Spink 876 [£3000 in VF], Naismith C20.1a [this coin illustrated], North 208/2.
Recorded: EMC 1987.0098
Provenance: Found in Billingsgate building excavations;
                     Spink auction, 19.11.1987, lot 268;
                     Chick collection;
                     Spink - 3 September 1996;
                     Lord Stewartby collection [with tickets].
chipped edge, as often seen with these coins
EXTREMELY RARE
GVF                                                                                    £1350       R


P10
OFFA [757-96] silver penny
Portrait type
Light coinage
LONDON mint
Moneyer - DUD
obv: bust right with OFFA in front
rev. +/d/V/D - central petal cross with trefoil sceptres in angles. 
1.19g
Spink 905 [£3750 in VF, for common types], Chick type 22a [this coin illustrated p.68, pl.4]; Blunt 30; North 309.

Provenance: Drabble collection, Glendinings 4 July 1939, lot 319;
                     Kent collection, Seaby, 16 December 1955; 
                     R P Mack collection, SCBI 20.555;
                     Spink Numismatic Circular, Nov.1984, no. 7411

Large full flan - dark tone, flan slightly irregular at bottom of obv., but not chipped and old scratch at top of head
EXTREMELY RARE - only 3 recorded in Chick
VF/GVF                                                                                                    £2850                                                                                                
  


P2
CUTHRED [798-807] silver penny
Portrait type
CANTERBURY mint
Moneyer - WERHEARD
obv. CVDRED REX CANT, bust right
rev.  VERHEARDI MONETA, cross with wedges in angles
1.31g
Spink 877 [£3500 in VF], North 211, SCBI Mack 645, Naismith C35.1j [this coin illustrated]
Ex - Vosper, Jan,1997, no.127 [with ticket]
slightly chipped edge as often seen with these coins and small internal crack under inner circle above bust
nice example with excellent portrait
VERY RARE
EF                                                                                              £2500     sold


ANGLO SAXON - KINGS OF KENT - and ARCHBISHOPS of CANTERBURY
P3
CUTHRED [798-807] silver penny
Portrait type
CANTERBURY mint
Moneyer - DUDA
obv. CVDRED REX CANT, bust right;
rev.  +DVDA MONETA, A in centre with pellet each side.
1.03g
Spink 877 [£3500 in VF], Naismith C30.2a [this coin illustrated], North 212.
Recorded: EMC 1993.0189
Provenance: Found Burgh Castle, Norfolk, 1993;
                     Baldwins, 30 November 2005;
                     Lord Stewartby collection [with tickets].
weakly struck in places and edge chipped.
UNIQUE
VF or near                                                                                £1500


P4
REGAL ANONYMOUS ISSUE [c.822-23] silver penny
CANTERBURY mint
Moneyer - SWEFHEARD
obv. +SVVEFHEARD MONETA, bust right;
rev.  DOROB / ERNIA CI / VITAS, in 3 lines
1.22 g.
Spink 878 [£3750 in VF], Naismith C55.2e [this coin illustrated], North 221/2.
Provenance: Canterbury collection, c.1920;
                     Spink Numismatic Circular, June 1984, no.3575;
                     Lord Stewartby collection [with tickets].
edge chip and small edge crack [stable]
EXTREMELY RARE
VF or better                                                                                        £1500
P5
BALDRED [823-25] silver penny
CANTERBURY mint
Moneyer - TIDBEARHT
obv. +BELDRED REX CAN, cross in circle;
rev.  +TIDBEARHT, cross in circle with one limb fourchee;
1.09g.
Spink 880 [£3500 in VF], Naismith C65.2g [this coin illustrated], North 213.
Provenance: Found near Dorchester 2002;
                     noted in 'The Searcher', August 2002, p.12;
                     Lord Stewartby collection [with tickets].
chipped edge
EXTREMELY RARE
EF                                                                                            £1200   sold
[larger photographs can be emailed if required]
P6
CEOLNOTH [833-70] silver penny
CANTERBURY mint
Moneyer - SWEFHEARD
obv. +CIALNOD ARCEZ, facing bust;
rev.  +SVEBHEARD MO, chi-rho in centre.
1.06g.
Spink 893 [£2850 in VF], Naismith C118e [this coin illustrated], North 242.
Recorded: SCBI, 663.

Great provenance:
Lord Grantley collection, 22-3 March 1944, no.902;
Baldwins, 31 October 1961, no.41;
R P Mack collection, SCBI 20-663;
Spink Numismatic Circular, 1987, no.5084 and September 1985, no.5725;
Spink auction, 23 June 1988, lot 139;
Spink Numismatic Circular, September 1989, no.4586;
Lord Stewartby collection [with tickets].

chipped edge and some small deposits
VERY RARE
VF or better                                                                               £985      R




P7
CEOLNOTH [833-70] silver penny
CANTERBURY mint
Moneyer - BIORNMOTH
obv. +CIALNOD ARC, facing bust;
rev.  +BIOHMOD MONET, DOR CIV monogram in centre;
1.18g.
Spink 893 [£2850 in VF], Naismith C103.1o [this coin illustrated], North 241.
Provenance: Private collection, USA, 2000;
                     Lord Stewartby collection [with ticket]
slightly ragged edge
RARE
GVF                                                                                               £1500      


P8
CEOLNOTH [833-70] silver penny
CANTERBURY mint
Moneyer - BIARNRED
obv. +CEOLNOD ARCHIEP, facing bust;
rev.  +BIARNRED MONETA, on and around beaded cross;
1.09g.
Spink 894 [£2750 in VF], Naismith C150f?, North 245.
Ex - Baldwins
nice portrait but slightly chipped edge
RARE
GVF-nEF                                                                                £1350

ANGLO SAXON - KINGS OF MERCIA
P9
OFFA [757-96] silver penny
Light coinage - Portrait type
CANTERBURY mint
Moneyer - EALRAED
obv. OFFA REX, bust right;
rev.  EA / LR / AE / D, on arms of Celtic cross.
1.07g.
Spink 905 [£3750 in VF], Chick 97B [this coin illustrated], North 291.
Provenance: C A Chilvers collection;
                     Baldwins, 1957;
                     Lord Stewartby collection [with tickets].
Full flan - some slight porosity.- better than photo
VERY RARE
VF                                                                                        £2500
P11
OFFA [757-96] silver penny
Light coinage - Portrait type
CANTERBURY mint
Moneyer - PEOHTWEALD
obv. +OFFA REX+, bust right;
rev.  PE / HT / VA / Ld, in angles of Celtic cross.
1.14g.
Spink 905 [£3750 in VF], Chick 129a, SCBI 9-8, North 295.
Recorded: EMC 2001.0778
Provenance: Found Fordwich, Kent, October 1985;
                     Derek Chick collection [with ticket];
                     Spink [with ticket];
                     John Philpotts, 12 May 2011;
                     Dr Andrew Wayne collection.
Full flan, toned.
VERY RARE
VF                                                                            £3250

P12
OFFA [757-96] silver penny
Light coinage - Portrait type
LONDON or CANTERBURY mint
Moneyer - WINOTH
obv. OFFA REX , bust right;
rev. +U-IN-O-d in angles of floriated cross.
1.26g.
Spink 905 [£3750 in VF], Chick 72a, CEB 81, North 275
Recorded: SCBI Mack 567

Great provenance:
R C Lockett collection, Glendinings 4-6 November 1958, lot 2645;
R P Mack collection;
CNG auction, 15 September 1999, lot 1858;
James Joyner collection.

Full round coin 
VERY RARE
VF or better                                                                    £2900

P13
COENWULF [796-821] silver penny
Group 1 - Tribrach type
CANTERBURY mint
Moneyer - AETHELMOD
obv. +COENVVLF REX;
rev.  EDELMOD, around tribrach moline of 2 lines.
1.25g.
Spink 914 [£1350 in VF], Naismith C11.1 [this coin illustrated], North 342.
Provenance: Baldwin auction, 12 October 1998, lot 1640.
slightly chipped edge and minor associated edge cracks.
VERY RARE
GVF                                                                                        £785

P14
COENWULF [796-821] silver penny
Portrait type - Cross & Wedges
CANTERBURY mint
Moneyer - EABA
obv. +COENVVLF REX M, bust right;
rev.  +EABA MONETA, cross and wedges.
0.92g.
Spink 915 [£3000 in VF], Naismith C25d [this coin illustrated], North 344.
Provenance: Private collection, December 1954;
                     Lord Stewartby collection [with tickets].
chipped edge
VERY RARE
GVF                                                                                            £785
P15
COENWULF [796-821] silver penny
Large Portrait type
CANTERBURY mint
Moneyer - DEALLA
obv. +COENVVLF REX M, bust right;
rev.  +DEALLA MONETA, cross crosslet with pellet in each angle.
1.22g.
Spink 916 [£3000 in VF], Naismith C38.3, North 356.
Provenance: detector find on Thames foreshore, London.
large flan with dark tone, slightly concave and tiny pin-prick crack near edge at 3 o'clock, only visible when held up to a bright light. .
VERY RARE
GVF                                                                                                 £2500

P16
COENWULF [796-821] silver penny
Portrait type
CANTERBURY mint
Moneyer - DEALLA
obv. +COENVVLF REX, bust right;
rev.  +DEALLA MONETA, cross crosslet in centre.
1.34g.
Spink 916 [£3000 in VF], Naismith C38, North 356.
Only 8 listed in EMC/SCBI
Provenance: Stephen Mitchell collection, 1988;
                     Private collection, USA.
nice portrait and slightly ragged edge
nEF/GVF                                                        £1850

P17
BURGRED [852-74] silver penny
Type A - late phase
Moneyer - GUTHMUND
obv. BVRGRED REX, bust right;
rev.  DMON / GVMVH / ETA.
0.98g.
Spink 942E, North 423
Provenance: Mackay collection;
                     Spink.
RARE moneyer
dark tone
GVF                                                        £650 
P18
BURGRED [852-74] silver penny
Portrait type - Type C rev. - lunettes open at sides
Moneyer - CUNEHELM
obv. BVRGRED REX, bust right;
rev.  MON - CVNEHL - ETA.
1.31g.
cf. Spink 940B [£1600 in VF], Mackay H3-4, North 425.
Provenance: detector find Bury St Edmunds, 2015.
VERY RARE
VF                                                                                        £850
 
VIKING - EAST ANGLIA
P19
EDMUND [855-69] silver penny
Moneyer - ETHELWULF
obv. +EADMVND REX AN, voided cross in a circle;
rev.  +EDELAVLF HH-H
1.24g
Spink 955 [£1100 in VF], North 458, Mack SCBI20-677.
Provenance: private collection, USA
some small green deposits and slight edge chips, one resulting in slight flan wave at 8 o'clock
RARE
GVF-nEF                                                                            £650
P20
VIKING - St EDMUND [c.890-905] silver penny
Moneyer - ACITNEUS
1.44g
Spink 960
Recorded: EMC 2015.0125
Found near Duxford, Cambs. 2015
weakly struck in places, cracked and chipped at edge and slight flan wave
VF                                                                                                       £195                 
P21
​VIKING - St EDMUND [c.890-905] silver penny
Moneyer - ONNONEA
obv. +SCEADMVNI, A in centre;
rev.  +ONNONAIIAII, cross in centre.
1.34g.
Spink 960.
Provenance: Private collection, UK.
VF or better                                                                      £495    R
P22
VIKING - HIBERNO-NORSE [919-25] silver penny
St PETER SWORD type
YORK
obv. SCI-PE / TRIIO, in 2 lines divided by sword;
rev. +EBORACEI, cross pattee with pellets in angles.
1.20g.
Spink 1014 [£3750 in VF], Blackburn 11, p.38, North 555.
Provenance: Eboracum hoard; Spink
EXTREMELY RARE
very nice example
EF or near                                                                    £7500 


P23
VIKING - HIBERNO-NORSE [c.919-25] silver penny
St PETER SWORD type
obv. SCIPE / T.RIMO, in 2 lines divided by sword;
rev. +EBORACEI, cross pattee with pellets in angles.
1.02g.
Spink 1014 [£3750 in VF], Blackburn 11 p.38, North 555.
Provenance: Eboracum hoard;
                     Spink.   
Flan bowed and edge chipped, but 80% of the coin remains
EXTREMELY RARE
EF                                                                                        £985

ANGLO SAXON - KINGS OF WESSEX
P24
AETHELWULF [839-58] silver penny
Portrait type - Phase 11
CANTERBURY mint
Moneyer - DEORA
obv. EDELVVLF REX, bust right;
rev.  DIAR MONETA, cross crosslet.
1.04g
Spink  1047 [£3250 in VF], Naismith C108.1g [this coin illustrated], North 610.
Provenance: Spink Numismatic Circular July/August 1989, no. 4035;
                     Julian Birch collection.
slightly ragged edge
VERY RARE
VF                                                                                                        £1500
P25
AETHELWULF [839-58] silver penny
CANTERBURY mint
Moneyer - HUNBEORHT
obv. +AEDELVVLF REX, bust right;
rev.  +HVNBEA RHT  MONETA, on and around limbs of beaded cross.
1.38g.
Spink 1051 [£2750 in VF], Naismith C144d [this coin illustrated], SCBI 9-237, North 618.

Great provenance:
Sir John Evans collection;
Spink - May 1910;
R C Lockett collection, Glendinings 26 April 1960, lot 3623;
G S Hopkins collection, Baldwins auction, 7 May 2002, lot 22;
Dr Andrew Wayne collection. 

toned and slightly double-struck on rev.
GVF-nEF                                                                                          £ sold
P26
AETHELBERHT [858-65] silver penny
CANTERBURY mint
Moneyer - DIARMOTH
obv. +AEDELBEARHT REX, bust right;
rev.  +DIARM / OD MO / N / E / T / A, on arms and angles of open cross.
0.92g.
Spink 1053 [£2750 in VF], Naismith C181g [this coin illustrated], North 620.
Provenance: Private collection, UK, Dec. 1954;
                     Lord Stewartby collection [with ticket].
chipped and slightly mottled toning.
VERY RARE
GVF                                                                                                £985
P27
AETHELBERHT [858-866] silver penny
CANTERBURY mint
Moneyer - AETHELRED
obv. +AEDELBEARHT REX, bust right;
rev.  +EDELRED MONETA, on arms and angles of open cross.
0.97g
Spink 1053 [£2750 in VF], Naismith C162h [this coin illustrated], North 620.
Provenance: Ernest Danson collection;
                     DNW auction, 12 December 2005, lot 159.
slightly chipped edge and tiny edge crack at 3 o'clock
VERY RARE
GVF or better                                                                                £985

P28
AETHELBERHT [858-66] silver penny
ROCHESTER mint
Moneyer - MANNING
obv. +AEDELBEARHT REX, bust right;
rev.  +MANINC MONETA, on arms and angles of open cross.
1.31g
Spink 1053 [£2750 in VF for common types - Rochester mint much rarer], Naismith R43, cf. EMC 1009.0239 and 1004.0665].
Provenance: Spink Numismatic Circular June 1942, no.14781;
                     Baldwins 2012, AS012, £3750. [with tickets].
Rochester mint is EXTREMELY RARE for this king, Naismith only list 6 examples.
Full and round.
nEF                                                                                                         £3500  
P29
ALFRED the GREAT [871-99] silver penny
Portrait type - Lunettes
Moneyer - HEREBALD
obv. +AELBRED REX, bust right;
rev.  LDMO / HEREBA / NETA, lunettes A.
0.63g
Spink 1057 [£3500 in VF], Lyon and Mackay 18, North 625.
Provenance: Seaby, 31 March 1954;
                     Lord Stewartby collection [with ticket].
edge chipped and some porosity
VF/nVF                                                                                £950                                
P30
EDWARD the ELDER [899-924] silver penny
Portrait type
LONDON mint
Moneyer - LIOFHELM
obv. +IADVVEARD REX, bust left;
rev.  LIOFH / ELM MO, in 2 lines divided by crosses.
1.24g
Spink 1084 [£3000 in VF], North 651.
Provenance: Private collection, UK, 6 April 1951 [Sir Malcolm Stewart?];
                     Lord Stewartby collection [with tickets].
weakly struck on obv. and chipped.
VERY RARE
VF                                                                                            £950


ANGLO SAXON - KINGS OF ALL ENGLAND
P31
AETHELSTAN [924-39] silver penny
CHURCH type with mint name
YORK mint
Moneyer - REGNALD
1.38g
obv. +AEDLSTAN REX, trefoil of wedges;
rev.  EB / OR / AC / AC / REGNALD MON.
Spink 1101 - £6250 in VF, Blunt BNJ vol XL11, no.438, North 684
Ex - Eboracum hoard
small edge chip, but all details are there
EXTREMELY RARE - a classic Anglo Saxon coin
EF or near                                                                        £4750   

P32
AETHELSTAN [924-39] silver penny
Portrait type
LONDON mint
Moneyer - GRIMWALD
obv. +AEDELSTAN REX, bust right;
rev.  +GRIMPALD MO LONDEI, cross in centre.
1.40g
Spink 1095 [£3000 in VF], North 675
Provenance: Private collection, UK;
                     Baldwins.
bust somewhat weakly struck, slightly ragged flan and surface a bit lumpy in centre 
RARE
VF or near                                                                   £1500                             

P33
EADMUND [939-46] silver penny
Portrait type
NORWICH mint
Moneyer - MANNEN
obv. +EADMVND REX, bust right;
rev.  +MANNEN . NORIDPI  , small cross in centre
Spink 1107 [£3750 in VF], North 698
weakly struck in places, small scratch on rev. near inner circle and slightly ragged under bust.
a few hairlines and slight surface flaws
RARE
VF                                                                                                £1950
P34
EADRED [946-55] silver penny
Portrait type
Moneyer - MANNECIN
obv. +EADRED REX, bust right;
rev.  +MANNECIN . MONETA [small T], small cross in centre
1.04g
Spink 1115 [£2750 in VF], North 713, cf. EMC 1034.0706.
chipped and cracked, but stable - obv. better than photo suggests
RARE
GVF                                                                                        £650
P35
EADRED [946-55] silver penny
UNIQUE exceptional FLORAL type
Uncertain southern mint
Moneyer - BURHELM
obv. +EADRED REX, 2 floral branches, symmetrically opposed;
rev.  BVRH + ELM MO, in 2 lines between cross and 2 spearheads.
1.49g
Spink 1119A [£7500 in VF], North -
Recorded: EMC 2014.0007
                  PAS ESS-897E67
Provenance: Found in Thaxted, Essex, c. 1998.
                     Spink auction, 25 June 2014, lot 528 [sold for £10,540];
                     Dr Andrew Wayne collection.
Unrecorded moneyer for Eadred and previously unrecorded type.
some surface marks on rev. above and below legend, including old scratches above BVRH. 

UNIQUE and exceptional Anglo Saxon coin

EF                                                                                            £9750

P36
AETHELRED 11 [978-1016] silver penny
Long Cross
LONDON mint
Moneyer - GODWINE
obv. +AEDELRED REX ANGLO, bust left;
​rev. +GODPINE MO LVND. long cross.
1.54g
Spink 1151 [£300 in VF], North 774, cf. SCBI 7-851-2.
Provenance: Private collection, USA.
slightly weakly struck at base of bust
VF or better                                                                            £235           

P37
AETHELRED 11 [978-1016] silver penny
Long Cross
LONDON mint
Moneyer - SWETING
obv. +AEDELRED REX ANGLO, bust left;
rev.  +SPETINC MO LVND, long cross.
1.71g
Spink 1151 [£300 in VF], North 774, cf. SCBI 7-942.
Provenance: Private collection, USA.
weakly struck top right
VF or better                                                                                    £235

P38
AETHELRED 11 [978-1016] silver penny
CRVX type
CRICKLADE mint
Moneyer - WULFSTAN
obv. +AEDELRED REX ANGLOX, bust left;
rev.  +PVLESTAN M-O CROH, voided cross with CRVX in angles. 
1.65g
Spink 1148 [£2300 in VF for Cricklade mint], North 770
Wulfstan is an extremely rare moneyer for Cricklade, only one other example known.
EXTREMELY RARE mint and moneyer - UNIQUE
GVF                                                                                                £ sold
P39
AETHELRED 11 [978-1016] silver penny
Long Cross type
LONDON mint
Moneyer - LEOFSTAN
obv. +AEDELRED REX ANGLO, bust left;
rev.  +LEOFSTAN M'O LVND, long cross with pellet in 2nd quarter.
1.54g
Spink 1151 [£300 in VF], North 774, SCBI Copenhagen 881.
Provenance:  Baldwins.
Viking peck marks, edge crack and slight flan wave
VERY RARE with pellet in 2nd quarter
aVF                                                                             £135   sold

P40
AETHELRED 11 [978-1016] silver penny
CRVX type
LYMPNE mint
Moneyer - LEOFRIC
obv. +AEDELRED REX ANGLORX, bust left;
rev.  +LEOFRIC M-O LIMNA, voided cross with CRVX in angles.
1.49g
Spink 1148 [£1200 in VF for Lympne mint], North 770.
Provenance: Baldwins [pre-1970].
dark tone, edge crack at 3 o'clock [stable] and slightly wavy flan
VERY RARE mint
GVF                                                                                    £575 
P41
AETHELRED 11 [978-1016] silver penny
CRVX type
ROCHESTER mint
Moneyer - EADSIGE
obv. +AEDELRED REX, bust left;
rev.  +EDSIGE MO ROFE, voided cross with CRVX in angles.
1.47g
Spink 1148 [£625 in VF for Rochester mint], North 770.
Provenance: Baldwins auction, 24 September 2013, lot 4285.
toned with a few Viking peck marks
RARE
VF                                                                                 £495                                       
P42
AETHELRED 11 [978-1016] silver penny
CRVX type
MALDON mint
Moneyer - AELFWINE
obv. +AEDELRED REX ANGLO, bust left;
rev.  +AELPINE M-O MAE, voided cross with CRVX in angles.
1.33g
Spink 1148 [£660 in VF for Maldon mint], North 770.
15 examples are recorded on EMC/SCBI, all except 2 are in museum collections
Provenance: Duke of Argyll collection;
                     Spink, 1949;
                     G V Doubleday collection;
                     Glendinings auction, 6 October 1987, lot 315;
                     Spink;
                     Private collection, UK.
VERY RARE
GVF                                                                                     £575       sold                     
P43
AETHELRED 11 [978-1016] silver penny
CRVX type
SOUTHAMPTON mint
Moneyer - ISANGELD
rev. ISEGEL M-O HAMPI;
Spink 1148 [£860 in VF]
Only 2 examples recorded on SCBI/EMC, both in museum collections
edge crack at 10 o'clock.
VERY RARE
GVF/VF                                                                                    £695
P44
AETHELRED 11 [​978-1016] silver penny
CRVX type
SOUTHWARK mint
Moneyer - AELFRIC
rev. +AELFRIC M-O SVDGE.;
Spink 1148 [£330 in VF]
Provenance: Parsons collection [159];
                     Mark Rasmussen [£620] - with tickets;
probably the best example known
RARE
aEF                                                                £650
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