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Auction: 23006 - The Official COINEX Auction at Spink
Lot: 65

The John Chatwin Collection | Eadgar (959-975), Post-Reform, Penny, 973-975, Thetford, Ælfgar, + EADGAR REX ANGLOX, diademed and draped bust left, rev. + ÆLFGAR M¯O ÐEOTF, small cross pattée, 1.55g, 11h (SCBI 2 [Hunterian], 726; North 752; Spink 1141), in fragile state, chipped at 10 o'clock, with extensive rim and inner circle cracks at 4-6 o'clock, otherwise with dark-grey field patina, struck details approaching very fine, an extremely rare type for this moneyer with only two traced on EMC, both in institutional collections


From the John Chatwin Collection of English Hammered Coins

M Vosper, by private treaty, 5 February 2001 - "crease line, edge chipped 10-11 o'clock, rim & inner circle cracks at 4-6 o'clock [...], very rare with a silvery-black tone in GF-VF/VF" - £325

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