Lot Archive


№ 246


27 March 1996

Estimate: £250–£300

Aethelred II, Penny, Last Small Cross type, Lincoln, Brihtnoth, BRIHTNOD ON LIC, typical ‘East Midland’ style portrait, 0.98gm (Mossop –; N. 777; S. 1154). Good very fine and extremely rare, the moneyer apparently unknown at Lincoln in the Saxon period (£250-300)

An unusual mint-signature noted for very few dies of any Lincoln issue in the Saxon period by Mossop (pp.28-9)