Aethelred II, Penny, Hertford

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Aethelred II (978-1016), Penny, Crux type, Hertford mint, moneyer Edwi. Bare headed bust facing left holding sceptre with three pellet tip within linear circle, pellet in inner circle at base…
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Description

Aethelred II (978-1016), Penny, Crux type, Hertford mint, moneyer Edwi. Bare headed bust facing left holding sceptre with three pellet tip within linear circle, pellet in inner circle at base of sceptre, legend reads +ÆĐELRED REX ANGLORX. Rev, legend surrounds +EDPI M-O HEORT, short voided cross with C, R, V, X, in angles, 1.44g (N770; S1148).

Toned, very fine, a rarer mint for the type.

Ex. Gordon V Doubleday accompanied with an old ticket in his hand. Lot 162, 6th October 1987 – Glendining’s.

Specification

Period978 - 1016 AD
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Pennies

Coin Ruler

Aethelred II

Country

England

Coin House

Late Anglo Saxon

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Hertford

ReferencesN770; S1148
Weight1.44 g

Provenance

Ex. Gordon V Doubleday accompanied with an old ticket in his hand. Lot 162, 6th October 1987 – Glendining’s.

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