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

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Aethelred II (978-1016), Penny, Crux type (c.991-997), Canterbury mint, moneyer Lifinc, inner linear circles both sides, bare headed bust left, in front trefoil tipped sceptre, legend surrounds +ÆĐELRÆD REX ANGLOX,…
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Aethelred II (978-1016), Penny, Crux type (c.991-997), Canterbury mint, moneyer Lifinc, inner linear circles both sides, bare headed bust left, in front trefoil tipped sceptre, legend surrounds +ÆĐELRÆD REX ANGLOX, the NG and OR ligate. Rev, short cross voided with CRVX in angles, reading +LIFINC M-O CÆNT, 1.45g (S.1148; N.770; BMC IIIa; SCBI 7 [Copenhagen], 91-92).

Few peckmarks on obverse, legends legible both sides, golden grey cabinet toning. Couple of die breaks on reverse, pleasing portrait, slight wave to flan. Very fine.

Specification

Period 978 - 1016
Date c.991-997
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Pennies

Coin Ruler

Aethelred II

Country

England

Coin House

Late Anglo Saxon

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Canterbury mint

References S.1148; N.770; BMC IIIa; SCBI 7 [Copenhagen], 91-92
Weight 1.45 g

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