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Offa Portrait Penny, London Ealmund

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Offa Portrait Penny, London Ealmund

Offa, King of Mercia (757-796), Light Coinage, Portrait Penny, Ealmund of London Mint, diademed bust right to edge of coin, head within beaded circle, +OFFA REX rev pellet enclosed boss cross, petals in angles, +EALMUND 1.00g (Chick 50r; Blunt - ; N.; S.905).Toned, a little rough around edge, with one or two tiny flan splits, some porosity to surfaces, otherwise very fine. Found Great Abington, Cambridgeshire, October 2000