Aethelred II (978-1016), Crux type Penny, Canterbury mint

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Aethelred II (978-1016), Penny, Crux type (c. 991-997) Canterbury mint, moneyer Leofstan, inner linear circles both sides, bare headed bust left, in front trefoil tipped sceptre, legend surrounds +ÆĐELRÆD REX…
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Description

Aethelred II (978-1016), Penny, Crux type (c. 991-997) Canterbury mint, moneyer Leofstan, inner linear circles both sides, bare headed bust left, in front trefoil tipped sceptre, legend surrounds +ÆĐELRÆD REX REX ANGLOX. Rev, short cross voided with CRUX in angles, reading LEOFSTAN M -O CÆNT, 1.57g (S.1148; N.770; BMC IIIa). A charming example, clear legends both sides, with a crisp portrait, free from peckmarks, old cabinet toning. Very fine.

Ex Baldwins basement, with an accompanying old ticket.

Specification

Period 978 - 1016
Date 991-997
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Pennies

Coin Ruler

Aethelred II

Country

England

Coin House

Late Anglo Saxon

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Canterbury

Weight 1.57 g

Provenance

Ex Baldwin's basement

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