Aethelred II (978-1016), Penny, Crux type (c.991-997), London

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Aethelred II (978-1016), Penny, Crux type (c.991-997), London mint, moneyer Eadwine, inner linear circles both sides, bare headed bust left, in front trefoil tipped sceptre, legend surrounds +ÆĐELRÆD REX ΛNGLORX.…
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Aethelred II (978-1016), Penny, Crux type (c.991-997), London mint, moneyer Eadwine, inner linear circles both sides, bare headed bust left, in front trefoil tipped sceptre, legend surrounds +ÆĐELRÆD REX ΛNGLORX. Rev, short cross voided with CRVX in angles, reading +EΛDPINE M-O LVND, 1.65g (S.1148; N.770; BMC IIIa; SCBI 7 [Copenhagen], 765). Toned, legible legends with a little doubling in the obverse script, a well detailed and proficient portrait, some striking flaws or metal striations, the usual peckmarks. Comprehensive very fine.

Specification

Period 978 - 1016
Date 991-997
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Penny

Coin Ruler

Aethelred II

Country

England

Coin House

Late Anglo Saxon

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

London

Weight 1.65 g

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