Aethelred II, Penny, Exeter

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Aethelred II (978-1016), last small cross type Penny (1009-17), Byrhstan of Exeter Mint, draped and diademed bust left, pellet by forehead, within linear circle, legend commences at top + AEÐELRED…
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Aethelred II (978-1016), last small cross type Penny (1009-17), Byrhstan of Exeter Mint, draped and diademed bust left, pellet by forehead, within linear circle, legend commences at top + AEÐELRED REX ANG, rev. small cross pattee, linear circle surrounding, + BYRHSTAN ON EA.X, 1.18g. (BMC type I; N.777; S.1154).

A couple of pecks on reverse, toned with a weak portrait, fine with clear legends, unusual with the pellet by forehead

Specification

Period978 - 1016 AD
Datec. 1009-16
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Pennies

Coin Ruler

Aethelred II

Country

England

Coin House

Late Anglo Saxon

Mint Mark

Exeter Mint

ReferencesS.1154
Weight1.18 g

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