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Lot 30598

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Type Coin
Title Lot 30598
Date (895-900)
Country Great Britain
Service Catalog # 766754
Denomination Penny
Description Viking Coinage of York (c.895-902). Siefred Ebraice Civitas Penny ND, North-494, S-979, York Mint, MS62 NGC. Obv. + SIEFREDVS REX, cross crosslet. Rev. + EB IAI CEC IVI, small cross with trefoil pellets in each angle. A couple of minor surface encrustations do not detract from the glowing gray-gold surfaces of this piece. Siefred may refer to Sigeferth, a Viking chieftain active just before Cnut (Knutr) circa 895. Realized $3,525.00. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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