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Toned Penny of Aethelred II, York mint

Price £450

Toned Penny of Aethelred II, York mint

Aethelred II (978-1016), Penny, last small cross type (c.1009-1017), York Mint, Moneyer Thorstan, diademed and draped bust left within linear circle, legend commences at top, + EĐELRED REX ANGLORV, rev small cross pattée, linear circle surrounding, + ĐOR.STAN M-O EOFR, 1.47g (BMC type I; N.777; S.1154).

A few peck marks each side, dark attractive tone, a pleasing very fine.