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 +ÆĐELRED REX ΛNGOX. 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 +ÆĐELRED REX ΛNGOX. Rev, long voided cross with tri-crescent terminals, pellet at centre, reads +•ÆĐELNOĐ MO LINC, 19.5mm, 1.68g (S.1151; N.774; BMC IVa; Mossop 23; SCBI 9 (Ashmoleon), 528).

Amber maroon toning on good metal, fully centred in the strike with consistent details both sides. Portrait, legends and fields clear with few peckmarks, one area of weakness in the A of King’s name, otherwise good very fine.

Specification

Period 978 - 1016
Date 997-1003
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; Mossop 23; SCBI 9 (Ashmoleon), 528
Weight 1.68 g

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