Printed Auction 42 Lot 276

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Printed Auction 42 Lot 276

ANGLO-SAXON BRITAIN. Kings of Mercia. Beornwulf. 823-825. AR penny. 1.35 gm. 20 mm. (21 grains) Group II. East Anglia or London, Monna, moneyer. Bare head right' +BEORNPVLF REX around above / Cross-crosslet; +MONNA. S. 929. N. 397. Naismith E24.a (this coin). Blunt, Lyon, Stewart 4b. ("The Coinage of Southern England. 796-840" in BNJ XXXII. 1963). Extremely Fine; light old scratch on obverse and slight surface issues on the reverse.

The Zabel Collection

Ex Suffolk Find, prior to 1829 (probably among pieces acquired by Matthew Young)

Ex Cuff, Sotheby’s. June 1854. (294)

Ex Montagu, Sotheby’s. November 1895. (268) (noted as ex Cuff and Addington)

Ex Lord Grantley, Sotheby’s. March 1944. (861)

Ex Norweb, Spink. Part I. June 1985. (25) “Light scratch marks and extremely rare”

Ex Spink Numismatic Circular. May 1988. (2858)

Purchased from Davissons, November 2000.

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