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Aethelred II, CRVX Penny, London

Item Reference: NSN002

Aethelred II, CRVX Penny, London

Aethelred II (978-1016), Crux type Penny (991-997), Wulfgar of London Mint, draped bust left with sceptre, within linear circle, legend commences at top + AEÐELRED REX ANGLORX, rev. voided cross within linear circle surrounding, letters C R V X each with a pellet in each angle, legend surrounding, + PVLFGAR MO LVN, 1.41g. (BMC type IIIa; N.770; S.1148).

Rim chip and small perforation around inner circle, toned very fine, unusual with the pelleted reverse