Aethelred II (978-1016), Penny, Long cross type (c.997-1003), Lincoln mint

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Aethelred II (978-1016), Penny, Long cross type (c.997-1003), Lincoln mint, moneyer Aethelnoth, bare headed bust left, pellet behind, legend commences from bottom left +ÆĐELRÆD REX ΛNGLO. Rev, long voided cross…
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Aethelred II (978-1016), Penny, Long cross type (c.997-1003), Lincoln mint, moneyer Aethelnoth, bare headed bust left, pellet behind, legend commences from bottom left +ÆĐELRÆD REX ΛNGLO. Rev, long voided cross with tri-crescent terminals, pellet at centre, reads +EĐELNOĐ MO LNC, the NC ligate, 19mm, 1.56g (S.1151; N.774; BMC IVa; SCBI 7 [Copenhagen], 526-8).

Struck on a marginally undulating flan, bold portrait with legible legends. Rev, softly struck with few peckmarks in the fields. Very fine, toned.

Specification

Period 978 - 1016
Date c997-1003
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Penny

Coin Ruler

Aethelred II

Country

England

Coin House

Late Anglo Saxon

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Lincoln

Size (mm)

19

References S.1151; N.774; BMC IVa; SCBI 7 [Copenhagen], 526-8
Weight 1.56 g

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