Lot Archive


№ 542


21 March 1995

Hammer Price:

Æthelred II, Penny, Last Small Cross type, Cambridge, Ælfwig, ÆLFPIG MON GRAN, 1.02 gms (Jacob, SCMB 1984, p.40, not illus.; N. 777; S. 1154). Minor edge chips where an old mount has been removed, otherwise about very fine, rare, especially so of this moneyer

From a Scandinavian hoard, and ex Sotheby 8 Mar. 1978 (120, part); bt. Aug. 1980.
Jacob states: “the coins of Aelfwig are mainly in Scandinavia” [i.e. Scandinavian museums]