Aethelred II (978-1016), Penny, Last small Cross, Lincoln Mint

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Aethelred II (978-1016), Penny, Last small cross type (c.1009-1017), Lincoln mint, moneyer Osferth, diademed and draped bust left within inner linear circle, legend surrounds +ÆÐELRED REX ΛNGLOR, the NG ligate.…
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Aethelred II (978-1016), Penny, Last small cross type (c.1009-1017), Lincoln mint, moneyer Osferth, diademed and draped bust left within inner linear circle, legend surrounds +ÆÐELRED REX ΛNGLOR, the NG ligate. Rev, cross pattée all within inner linear circle, reads +OSFERĐ M-O LINCO, 1.28g (S.1154; N.777; BMC I; SCBI 7 (Copenhagen), 564, plate 24, same dies).

Struck on a fully centred flan with a detailed portrait. Few peckmarks mainly on reverse, clear legends both sides. Good very fine for mint and type, grey tone.

Specification

Period 978 - 1016
Date 1009-17
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Pennies

Coin Ruler

Aethelred II

Country

England

Coin House

Late Anglo Saxon

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Lincoln

References S.1154; N.777; BMC I; SCBI 7 (Copenhagen), 564, plate 24, same dies
Weight 1.28 g

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