Aethelred II (978-1016), Penny, Last small cross type (c.1009-1017), London mint

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Aethelred II (978-1016), Penny, Last small cross type (c.1009-1017), London mint, moneyer Osulf, diademed and draped bust left within inner linear circle, legend surrounds +ÆÐELRÆD REX ΛNGL. Rev, cross pattée…
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Aethelred II (978-1016), Penny, Last small cross type (c.1009-1017), London mint, moneyer Osulf, diademed and draped bust left within inner linear circle, legend surrounds +ÆÐELRÆD REX ΛNGL. Rev, cross pattée all within inner linear circle, reads +OSVLF MON LVNDE, 19mm, 1.23g (S.1154; N.777; BMC I; SCBI 36 [Berlin coin cabinet], 552).

Cabinet toning, struck on an undulating flan, peckmarks, mainly on the reverse, portrait well detailed, legends legible, slightly blocky in places. Comprehensive very fine, lesser seen moneyer for type.

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

London

Size (mm)

19

References S.1154; N.777; BMC I; SCBI 36 [Berlin coin cabinet], 552
Weight 1.23 g

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