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Rare Edward the Confessor Penny, London

Price £750

Rare Edward the Confessor Penny, London

Edward the Confessor (1042-1066), Penny, small flan type (1048-50), London Mint, Moneyer Leofnoth, diademed bust left, legend commences at top, +EDPAR D R., rev voided cross with pellet centre, +L.EOFNO:Đ ON L, 0.76g (Freeman 834; BMC type II; N.818; S.1175).

Toned, very fine and extremely rare, Freeman only records three examples all in museum collections.

ex Glendining, 6th November 1991, lot 420. Robin Eaglen Collection, Baldwin Auction 18, 13th October 1998, lot 1462 where noted this Moneyer is only known for small flan type.