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 Grim, bare headed bust left, pellet behind, legend surrounds +ÆĐELRED REX ANGLO. Rev, long voided cross with tri-crescent terminals,…
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Description

Aethelred II (978-1016), Penny, Long cross type (c.997-1003), Lincoln mint, moneyer Grim, bare headed bust left, pellet behind, legend surrounds +ÆĐELRED REX ANGLO. Rev, long voided cross with tri-crescent terminals, pellet at centre, reads +GRIM MΩO LINCOL, 1.71g (S.1151; N.774; BMC IVa; SCBI 7 (Copenhagen), 1220).

Very fine, toned, some minor striking weakness, couple of unobtrusive peckmarks, handsome toning.

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; SCBI 7 (Copenhagen), 1220
Weight 1.71 g

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