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Auction: 20055 - The Ennismore Collection of Anglo-Saxon and Viking Coins
Lot: 10

Wessex, Alfred the Great (871-899), Penny, 'London Monogram', type A8 (iv), 1.60g, 8h, ÆLFR-ED REX, diademed bust right, wearing ornate tunic, eye turned upwards to heavens, with two rows of pellets (stars [?]) above, rev. LONDONIA Monogram, with bar to A, pellets within O, cross above, cluster of six pellets below (MacKay, London, dies 27 (O16/R24), coin 3; N.644; Spink 1061), lightly toning on a full flan, some partial striking softness, otherwise a pleasingly good very fine and with an established provenance

'North Yorkshire Moors' [Lessen], Part 1, DNW 146, 25 April 2018, lot 227
Spink Numismatic Circular, February 1970, no. 1406A
Glendining, 19 March 1969, lot 143
Drabble, Part II, Glendining , 13-14 December 1943, lot 838

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