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Offa, King of Mercia, Portrait Penny, light coinage (780-92), Canterbury type, Winoth,

Price £3,750

Offa, King of Mercia, Portrait Penny, light coinage (780-92), Canterbury type, Winoth,

Offa, King of Mercia, Portrait Penny, light coinage (780-92), Canterbury type, Winoth, radiate bust right, bottom to edge, beaded inner circle surrounding head, "+o ffa rex+" rev. pellet in annulet with four pellets surrounding in central compartment of lobe ended cross, Runic moneyer’s name in angles, "winoth" 1.07g. (cf.CEB 44 rev like obv of 40; N.307/282obv; S.905).

Edge slightly crimped below bust, with a clear face and devices, toned a bold very fine and extremely rare