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

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Aethelred II (978-1016), Penny, Long cross type (c.997-1003), Lincoln mint, moneyer Colgrim, bare headed bust left, pellet behind, legend surrounds +ÆĐERED REX ΛIGO. Rev, long voided cross with tri-crescent terminals,…
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Aethelred II (978-1016), Penny, Long cross type (c.997-1003), Lincoln mint, moneyer Colgrim, bare headed bust left, pellet behind, legend surrounds +ÆĐERED REX ΛIGO. Rev, long voided cross with tri-crescent terminals, pellet at centre, reads +COLGRIM MΩO LINC, the NC ligate, 1.75g (S.1151; N.774; BMC IVa; Mossop 3, BEH 1722).

Struck on a full flan with an imposing style bust, legend reading AIGO as opposed to Anglo, couple of mild peckmarks. Reverse, some peckmarks, clear legends, small flan flaw at 9 o’clock. Good very fine with a stylised portrait seldom seen in the Lincoln mint long cross issue.

Specification

Period 978 - 1016
Date 997-1003
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Pennies

Coin Ruler

Aethelred II

Country

England

Coin House

Late Anglo Saxon

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Lincoln

References S.1151; N.774; BMC IVa; Mossop 3, BEH 1722
Weight 1.75 g

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