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Aethelred II Penny of Shaftesbury

Price £500

Aethelred II Penny of Shaftesbury

Aethelred II (978-1016), Penny, last small cross type (c.1009-17), Aelfwine of Shaftesbury Mint, diademed bust left within linear circle, +ÆÐELRÆD REX ANG rev small cross pattée within linear circle, + ELFPINE ON SCEFTE, 1.55g (BMC type I; N.777; S.11 54).

A little pecked and undulating, dark tone, about very fine and rare