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Auction: 23006 - The Official COINEX Auction at Spink
Lot: 54

The John Chatwin Collection | Wessex, Alfred the Great (871-899), "London Monogram Type", Penny, struck from AD 886, Upon the Recapture of London, AELFR-ED REX, diademed and draped bust right, spray of seven pellets above, rev. LONDONIA Monogram, cross pattée in upper field, five-pellet cross in left field, [Spink XRF: 95.74% Ag; 2.84% Cu; 0.95% Au; 0.469% Pb], 1.60g [24.69grns], 9h (MacKay A8v, dies O17/R29, Pl. 3, 36 this coin [1 Recorded]; cf. SCBI 1 [Hunterian], 546-547; cf. SCBI 29 [Merseyside], 436; North 644; Spink 1061), some details of portrait obscured from wear, nicely toned, very fine


From the John Chatwin Collection of English Hammered Coins

S&B [S Monk and B Reeds], FPL, July-August 1999, no. E103 - £1,200 [with this ticket]

Dr John Lavertine Part II, Baldwins 18, 12-13 October 1998, lot 1671* - "traces of double-striking on obverse and verdigris/corrosion on reverse, face weak, otherwise very fine, rare"

L B Owen collection

Stanley George Lavers († 2 November 1957), collection purchased en bloc by Baldwin, 1958

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