Lot Archive


№ 162


28 January 1997

Estimate: £600–£800

Viking Coinages, Viking Invaders, Ælfred imitative coinage (c.900), Halfpenny imitating Ælfred’s ‘Guthrum’ type, ELF RED REX around small cross pattée, reverse LVLLA MO, trefoil of pellets above and below, row of three pellets across centre, 0.61gm (N. 640; S. 970). About very fine and clear, very rare (£600-800)

Lulla is not among the canon of ‘moneyers’ recorded on halfpence (see North, p.125)