Goldberg Coins and Collectibles



Sale 46


 
 
press UP arrow key to increase the zoom ratio.
press DOWN arrow key to decrease the zoom ratio.
press RIGHT arrow key to increase the zoom window size.
press LEFT arrow key to decrease the zoom window size.

Lot 261

Great Britain. Kings of All England. AR Penny, ND (Lewes mint). North-836; S-1186. 1.34 grams. Harold II, January-October 1066 AD. PAX type. Moneyer, Oswold. Crowned and bearded bust left, scepter before; +HALOLD REX ANG around. Reverse: Central circle, within horizontal register, PAX; +OZPOLD ON LEPEEI around. Deeply struck, on an especially choice and full flan of fine metal with high rims. Dark to almost ebony toning; the lighter recesses a dark pink or russet, with occasional intense peacock iridescence. Lustrous. Rare, especially in this gem grade. An outstanding, sensitive medieval portrait! NGC graded MS-62.

Anglo-Saxon England ended abruptly at Battle, near present-day Hastings, when an enemy arrow struck King Harold in the eye, killing him on the field. The resulting Norman Conquest ushered in an entirely new era, dominated by hated Frenchmen descended from earlier Viking invaders.
Estimated Value $4,000 - 5,000.
Ex Dr Jacob Y. Terner Collection (by private treaty to the Millennia Collection). Illustrated in Money of The World, coin 69.


 
Realized $10,350



Go to lot:  


Home | Current Sale | Calendar of Events | Bidding | Consign | About Us | Contact | Archives | Log In

US Coins & Currency | World & Ancient Coins | Manuscripts & Collectibles | Bonded CA Auctioneers No. 3S9543300
11400 W. Olympic Blvd, Suite 800, Los Angeles CA 90064 | 310. 551.2646 ph | 310.551.2626 fx | 800.978.2646 toll free

© 2011 Ira & Larry Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, All Rights Reserved
info@goldbergcoins.com