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Coins, Medals and Banknotes, including English Coins from the Archbishop Sharp Collection

Morton & Eden Ltd. NO VIDEO AVAILABLE Live Webcast Auction 07 Dec 2017 13:00 GMT (3 day sale)

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  • 10:00 GMT - 16:30 GMT
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London

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  • Sotheby's, The Lower Grosvenor Gallery
  • 34-35 New Bond Street
  • London
  • W1A 2AA
  • United Kingdom

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Currency: GBP
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Lot 1

*Celtic, Corieltauvi, gold stater, 1st century BC, abstract head of Apollo, rev., disjointed horse right, 6.22g (ABC 1716; van Arsdell 800-1; M...

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Lot 2

*Dobunni, uninscribed silver unit, “Cotswold Cock” type, head right, rev., triple-tailed horse left; cock’s head below, 1.03g (ABC 2012; van Arsde...

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Lot 3

*Catuvellauni, uninscribed silver unit, “Whaddon Goat” type, bust left, rev., goat right, o.88g (ABC 2487; van Arsdell 1552; S. 51), edge chipped,...

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Lot 4

*Catuvellauni, Tasciovanus (c. 25 BC-AD10), silver unit, ver in pelleted border, rev., tas-ci-a, horse right, 1.35g (ABC 2622; van Arsdell 1699-1;...

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Lot 5

*Trinovantes and Catuvellauni, Cunobelin (c. AD 10-40), silver unit, bust right; traces of cvnobelini around, rev., horse right with crescent abov...

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Lot 6

Durotriges, uninscribed billon staters (3), 4.23g, 4.29g, 4.16g (ABC 2169); Iceni, silver unit in the name of Anted (?), 1.19g (ABC 1645), mainly ...

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Lot 7

Danubian Celts, tetradrachm, 3rd-2nd century BC, janiform bearded head, rev., horse and rider right, 13.11g (Göbl 233), some corrosion, very fine;...

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Lot 8

*Early Anglo-Saxon, Secondary Phase (c. 710-60), Series N sceat, two standing figures facing, a cross between them, rev., crested monster, 0.99g (...

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Lot 9

*Kings of Northumbria, Eadberht (737-758), silver sceat, eotberehtvs around cross, rev., stylised stag left, o.92g (N. 178; S. 847), some surface ...

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Lot 10

Kings of Northumbria, Eanred (c. 810-840), Æ stycas (5), varying in style, moneyers broda, eaovvlf, folcnod m, vvi[ht]red and uncertain (N. 186; S...

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Lot 11

Kings of Northumbria, Aethelred II (First reign, 841-843/4), Æ stycas (8), moneyers Broder, Cunemund, Eanred, Fordred, Leofdegn, Monne and Vendelb...

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Lot 12

Kings of Northumbria, Aethelred II (First reign, 841-843/4 and Second reign, 843/4-849/50), Æ stycas (7), moneyers Eanred (3), Edelher (?), Fordre...

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Lot 13

*Kings of Northumbria, Aethelred II (Second reign, 843/4-849/50), Æ stycas (2), both eardvvlf, one of excellent style and apparently in base silve...

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Lot 14

Kings of Northumbria, Aethelred II (Second reign, 843/4-849/50), Æ stycas (7), all by Eardwulf, none with retrograde legend but of somewhat varyin...

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Lot 15

Kings of Northumbria, Aethelred II (Second reign, 843/4-849/50) and later, Æ stycas (12), various moneyers, some with retrograde legends and some ...

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Lot 16

(Aethelred II), mid-Ninth Century derivative irregular issues: Æ stycas (24), a good range of types with legends blundered to varying degrees lege...

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Lot 17

Kings of Northumbria, Osberht (849/50–867), Æ stycas (5), moneyers Eanwulf, Edelhelm, Viniberht (2) and Vvulfsixt, second o.85g, others 1.15-1.35g...

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Lot 18

*Archbishops of York, Ecberht (732/4- 766), silver sceat struck during the reign of Eadberht of Northumbria (737-758), obv., ecgbert, mitred figur...

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Lot 19

*Archbishops of York, Ecberht (732/4- 766), irregular base silver (or bronze) sceat imitating the silver issue struck during the reign of Eadberht...

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Lot 20

*Archbishops of York, Wigmund (837-849/50), Æ stycas (2), moneyers Ethelhelm, 1.14g, and Hunlaf, 1.11g (N. 196; S. 870), very fine (2) ...[more]

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Lot 21

*Archbishops of York, Wulfhere (849/50-900), Æ styca, moneyer Wulfred, with retrograde legends, 0.97g (N. 197; S. 871), good very fine ...[more]

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Lot 22

*Kings of Kent, Anonymous Portrait penny, c. 822-25, Canterbury, with moneyer’s name Swefherd on both sides, obv., bust right wearing bonnet, svve...

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Lot 23

*Kings of Mercia, Offa (757-796), Heavy Coinage (c. 792-796), penny, Canterbury, obv., +offa / rex, rev., +edel / mod, 1.37g (Chick 230c, this coi...

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Lot 24

*Kings of Mercia, Offa, Heavy Coinage, penny, Canterbury, obv., +offa rex, rev., ed:eld / no, 1.22g (Chick 235b, this coin; Blunt (1961), pl. VI, ...

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Lot 25

*Kings of Mercia, Ceolwulf I (821-823), penny, East Anglia, moneyer Wodel, obv., diademed and draped bust right, +ceolvvlf rex m, rev., +pod / elm...

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Lot 26

*Kings of Mercia, Burgred (852-874), penny in base silver, Phase IIa, moneyer Wine, obv., neat bust right with pellet-in-almond eye with four cres...

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Lot 27

*Kings of Wessex, Edward the Elder (899-924), Two-Line penny, moneyer Fritheberht, obv., eadvveard rex, small cross, rev., friđeb / rhtmo+ (f inve...

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Lot 28

*Kings of Wessex, Edward the Elder, Portrait penny, moneyer Wulfred, obv., eadvveard rex, bust left, wearing simple diadem, rev., vvlf+ / redmo di...

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Lot 29

*Kings of all England, Aethelstan (924-939), Two-Line (Horizontal) penny, North Eastern variant, with blundered and partly retrograde lettering, o...

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Lot 30

*Kings of all England, Aethelstan, Circumscription Cross penny, Nottingham, moneyer Ethelnoth, struck from two different reverse dies: (a) + edel[...

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Lot 31

*Kings of all England, Aethelstan, penny, North Mercian Circumscription, Rosette type with central rosette of pellets on both sides, Chester, eadm...

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Lot 32

*Kings of all England, Eadmund (939-946), Small Cross / Two-Line penny, North Eastern type with large, coarse lettering, moneyer Winele, pine / le...

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Lot 33

*Kings of all England, Eadred (946-955), Small Cross / Two-Line penny, North Western type, moneyer Æthelnoth, rev., edel / nađ, 1.28g (N. 707; S. ...

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Lot 34

*Kings of all England, Eadred, Small Cross / Two-Line penny, North Western type, moneyer Frothric, rev., central cross with annulet at each side, ...

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Lot 35

*Aethelred II (978-1016), First Hand type penny, London, eadmvnd m-o lvnd, 1.47g (N. 766; S. 1144), rather ragged edges, about very fine

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Lot 36

*Aethelred II, crux type penny, Hertford, boga m-o heort, 1.17g (N. 770; S. 1148), very fine

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Lot 37

*Aethelred II, Long Cross type penny, Lincoln, æl.fsig m-o liic, 1.59g (N. 774; S. 1151), extremely fine

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Lot 38

*Aethelred II, Helmet type penny, Norwich, leofstan mo no, 1.17g (N. 775; S. 1152), chipped, fine to good fine

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Lot 39

*Aethelred II, Helmet type penny, Winchester (?), alf[]od m-o p[], 1.31g (N. 775; S. 1152), chipped, about fine

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Lot 40

*Cnut (1016-35), Short Cross type penny, Winchester, sceptre perhaps resembles a crozier, ælric on pinc, 1.10g (N. 790/793; S.1159), very fine

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Lot 41

*Harold I (1035-40), Jewel Cross type penny, London, leofred on lvnd, 1.12g (N. 802 S. 1163), good very fine

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Lot 42

*Harthacnut (1035-42), Arm and Sceptre type penny, with King’s name ‘cnvt’, circa 1040-42, Thetford, ælfvine on đeotvo, 1.21g (N. 799 ‘posthumous’...

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Lot 43

*Harthacnut, Arm and Sceptre type penny, King’s name ‘cnvt’, Thetford, le[ ]pine on đeotvo, 1.17g (N. 799 ‘posthumous’ type; S. 1169), weak in par...

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Lot 44

*Edward the Confessor (1042-1066), Trefoil Quadrilateral penny, York, đvrgrim on eofe, 1.06g (N. 817; S. 1174), about very fine

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Lot 45

*Edward the Confessor, Expanding Cross penny, heavy issue, Canterbury, leofstan on [ ]ent, 1.80g (N. 823; S. 1177), creased and weal in parts, fi...

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Lot 46

*Edward the Confessor, Pointed Helmet penny, Norwich, đorstan iio norpi, 1.19g (N. 825; S. 1179), very fine

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Lot 47

*Edward the Confessor, Pointed Helmet penny, York, vlfctel on eofrpi, 1.27g (N. 825; S. 1179), good very fine

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Lot 48

*Edward the Confessor, Pointed Helmet penny, York, spartcol on eofr, 1.37g (N. 825; S. 1179), good very fine

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Lot 49

*Edward the Confessor, cut quarter of a Pointed Helmet penny, possibly York, [ ]on e[ ] 0.39g (cf. N. 825; S. 1179), fine

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Lot 50

*Edward the Confessor, Sovereign / Eagles penny, Shrewsbury, arnpig on scrob, struck from local dies of provincial style, 1.35g (N. 827; S. 1181),...

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Lot 51

*Edward the Confessor, Sovereign / Eagles penny, York, vlfcetl on eofrp, 1.35g (N. 827; S. 1181), crimped, very fine

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Lot 52

*Edward the Confessor, Sovereign / Eagles penny, York, of distinctive, local style by the moneyer Ulfcetel Thaginc, vlfketl đaginga on eof, 1.45g ...

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Lot 53

*Edward the Confessor, Hammer Cross penny, Lincoln, ođgrim on lincol, 1.43g (N. 828; S. 1182), good very fine

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Lot 54

*Edward the Confessor, Hammer Cross penny, York, small bust, arngrim on eofr, 1.29g (N. 828; S. 1182), good very fine

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Lot 55

*Edward the Confessor, Hammer Cross penny, York, đorr on eorfpice, 1.40g (N. 828; S. 1182), extremely fine

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Lot 56

*Edward the Confessor,, Facing Bust / Small Cross penny, Chester, hvscarl. on leg, 0.95g (N. 830; S. 1183), good very fine

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Lot 57

*Edward the Confessor, Facing Bust / Small Cross penny, York, iocetl on eofrpi, 1.12g (N. 830; S. 1183), extremely fine

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Lot 58

*Harold II (1066), pax penny, London, legend starts at 10 o’ clock edpine on liinde, 1.22g (N. 836; S. 1186), very fine

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Lot 59

*William I (1066-1087), Profile / Cross Fleury penny, Gloucester, seolcpine on glei, 1.22g (N. 839; S. 1250), extremely fine, very rare

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Lot 60

*William I, Bonnet penny, York, moneyer Audolf (per B.M.C.), iiiiđolf on eofc, 1.15g (N. 842; S. 1251), very fine

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