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 Aethelweard, bare headed bust left, pellet behind, legend commences from bottom left +ÆĐELRÆD REX ΛNGLOX, the NG ligate. Rev,…
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Aethelred II (978-1016), Penny, Long cross type (c.997-1003), London mint, moneyer Aethelweard, bare headed bust left, pellet behind, legend commences from bottom left +ÆĐELRÆD REX ΛNGLOX, the NG ligate. Rev, long voided cross with tri-crescent terminals, pellet at centre, reads +ÆĐELPERD MO LVND, 1.65g (S.1151; N.774; BMC IVa; SCBI 7 [Copenhagen], 694). Toned, few peckmarks on obverse, legends legible with a well detailed portrait. Rev, impressively struck with a definitive moneyer and mint inscription. Very fine.

Specification

Period 997 - 1003
Date 997-1003
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Penny

Coin Ruler

Aethelred II

Country

England

Coin House

Late Anglo Saxon

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

London

Weight 1.65 g

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