Aethelred II (978-1016), Long Cross type Penny, Chester mint

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Aethelred II (978-1016), Penny, Long Cross type (c.997-1003) Chester mint, moneyer Aelfnoth , bare headed bust left, pellet behind, legend surrounds +ÆĐELRED REX ANGLO. Rev, long voided cross with tri-crescent…
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Aethelred II (978-1016), Penny, Long Cross type (c.997-1003) Chester mint, moneyer Aelfnoth , bare headed bust left, pellet behind, legend surrounds +ÆĐELRED REX ANGLO. Rev, long voided cross with tri-crescent terminals, pellet at centre, reads +ÆLFNOÐ MO LEIG, 1.71g (S.1151; N.774; BMC IVa). Slightly undulating flan, some peck marks, legible legend inscriptions. Near very fine, in a sought after and scarcer mint. A great academic example.

Ex Baldwin’s Auction 14, lot 162 – Monday 13th and Tuesday 14th October 1997

Specification

Period978 - 1016
Date997-1003
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Pennies

Coin Ruler

Aethelred II

Country

England

Coin House

Late Anglo Saxon

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Chester

Weight1.71 g

Provenance

Ex Baldwin’s Auction 14, lot 162 – Monday 13th and Tuesday 14th October 1997

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