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Auction: 19026 - The Williams Collection Part IV - Anglo-Saxon and Norman Coins
Lot: 467

(x) Mercia, Offa (757-796), Penny, 1.12g, 5h, light coinage with portrait, c.779-792/3, London, Ealmund, + offa rex +, lozenge o, legends starts at nine o'clock, draped bust right, breaking beaded inner circle, rev. + e - al - mv - nd, in angles of large lozenge cross with incurved sides, cross botonée at centre (Chick 48c this coin; N.307; S.905), centres flat, good fine

provenance:
Spink Numismatic Circular, February 1992, no.132
Sotheby, 4 October 1990, lot 396
Sotheby, 13 February 1986, lot 18
Bonhams, 4 December 1980, lot 703

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Estimate
£800 to £1,000