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Auction: 23006 - The Official COINEX Auction at Spink
Lot: 43

The John Chatwin Collection | East Anglia, Æthelstan I (827-845), 'Early Non-Portrait' Phase, Penny, c. 830-837/38, East Anglian Mint, Norwich (?), Æthelhelm, AEÐELSTAH REX, short cross pattée, wedges in angles, rev. AEÐELHELM MO, around beaded inner circle, short cross pattée, wedges in angles, [Spink XRF: 95.79% Ag; 2.63% Cu; 0.563% Pb; 0.360% Au; 0.340% Zn; 0.32% Fe], 1.16g [17.90grns], 8h (Naismith E42.1a same dies but this coin not listed; H Pagan [1982], p. 57; SCBI 67 [BM], 875 same obverse die [albeit Naismith E42.2a]; North 445; Spink 951), incomplete, the edge slightly ragged, otherwise details uniform and darkly toned, a pleasingly bold very fine, rare with only seven examples documented by Naismith


From the John Chatwin Collection of English Hammered Coins

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