A Derby Anglo Saxon coin sold for £3,000 at auction

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2015-07-06 16:24:03

An Anglo-Saxon coin made in Derby has sold for £3,000, smashing its pre auction estimate. The coin was struck some 1,000 years ago by a coin maker named Leofwine between 1042 and 1066. It was originally expected to fetch up to £1,200 at auction house Spink and Son.
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