An extremely rare penny of Svend II Estridsen
Lot 4420
DENMARK. Svend II Estridsen, 1047-1075. Penny (Silver, 18 mm, 0.78 g, 4 h), Ribe. Christ, nimbate, seated facing on throne, raising right hand in benediction and, with his left hand, holding book of Gospels on his left knee; around, traces of legend. Rev. Small cross within jewelled triangle; around, legend. Hauberg 69. Extremely rare. A well struck and beautifully toned example. Large flan crack, otherwise, extremely fine.


The 'seated Christ' type from Ribe (Hauberg 69) is much rarer than the 'standing figure' type (Hauberg 68).
Starting price:
75 CHF
Hammer price:
4600 CHF
Bid increment:
Closed
Minimum bid:
Closed
Number of bids:
Time left:
Closing time: 22-Aug-22, 21:49:30 CEST
All winning bids are subject to an 18.5% buyer's fee.

Cookies

We use cookies to enhance your online experience. By using our website, you accept our data privacy policy and the use of cookies.