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Edward the Elder Portrait Penny Beahred

Price £2,750

Edward the Elder Portrait Penny Beahred

Edward the Elder (899-924), King of Wessex, portrait Penny, Moneyer Beahred, diademed and draped portrait left within linear circle, +EADVVEARD REX, outer beaded border both sides, rev three cross pattee across centre, legend in two lines, BEAH / RED M-O tri-pellets below, cross pattee above legend with tri-pellets either side, 1.54g (N.651; S.1084).

Toned, weakly struck at centre on head and central cross of reverse, otherwise very fine and rare.