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

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Aethelred II (978-1016), Penny, Long cross type (c.997-1003), London mint, moneyer Heawulf, bare headed bust left, pellet behind, legend commences from bottom left +ÆĐELRÆD REX ΛNGL, the NG ligate. Rev,…
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Aethelred II (978-1016), Penny, Long cross type (c.997-1003), London mint, moneyer Heawulf, bare headed bust left, pellet behind, legend commences from bottom left +ÆĐELRÆD REX ΛNGL, the NG ligate. Rev, long voided cross with tri-crescent terminals, pellet at centre, reads +HEΛPVLF MO LVND, 19mm, 1.54g (S.1151; N.774; BMC IVa; SCBI 7 [Copenhagen], 863). Slightly undulating rim at 2 o’clock, clay coloured toning, portrait well detailed, legends clear. Reverse, few peckmarks, little distortion in the first part of moneyers name. Comprehensive very fine.

Ex Baldwin’s basement with a supporting ticket in the hand of Peter Mitchell

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

London

Size (mm)

19

Weight 1.54 g

Provenance

Ex Baldwin’s basement with a supporting ticket in the hand of Peter Mitchell

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