Aethelred II (978-1016) Penny, London, crux type

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Aethelred II (978-1016), Penny, Crux type (c.991-997), London mint, moneyer Ceolnoth, inner linear circles both sides, bare headed bust left, in front trefoil tipped sceptre, legend surrounds +ÆĐELRÆD REX ΛNGLORX.…
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Description

Aethelred II (978-1016), Penny, Crux type (c.991-997), London mint, moneyer Ceolnoth, 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 +CEOLNOÐ M-O LVN, 1.50g (S.1148; N.770; BMC IIIa; SCBI 20 [Mack], 863). Somewhat softly struck on a broad flan, fully centred with clear legends and a pleasing portrait. Rev, moneyer mint inscription comprehensible and neatly set out. Very fine

Specification

Period 991 - 997
Date 991-997
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Pennies

Coin Ruler

Aethelred II

Country

England

Coin House

Late Anglo Saxon

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

London

Weight 1.50 g

Provenance

Ex. Baldwin’s Basement with an old ticket.

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