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AN ENGLISH HIBERNO-NORSE VIKING - ALAF GUTHFRITHSON OF YORK

Raven Penny, c20mm, c1.3g, c939-941, +AN.LAF CVNVNGS. Raven with wings displayed, hd. l./+, +ADELFERD MINETR, Aethelferd. 1st 'D' is theta. S1019,N537.

The coin has been professionally cleaned by D. Chick (undertakes work for the B.M.). Two cracks (one @ 2 O'clock (to inner circle) and one @ 9 o'clock (halfway down the letter)), two minor edge chips, otherwise grading GVF+ with a mid even grey tone. I can find only teo examples of any being sold in the last 20 years. An historical & Rare Viking Iss. found near Nettleton, N. Humberside

SOLD for £2,500

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