Aethelred II, Penny, Ipswich

Item Reference: C156KM059399 Sold Share
Aethelred II (978-1016), Silver Penny, first hand type (c.979-985), Ipswich mint, moneyer Waltferth, draped and diademed bust right, within linear circle, legend commences at top, +ÆÐELRED REX ANGLOX, outer beaded…
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Description

Aethelred II (978-1016), Silver Penny, first hand type (c.979-985), Ipswich mint, moneyer Waltferth, draped and diademed bust right, within linear circle, legend commences at top, +ÆÐELRED REX ANGLOX, outer beaded circle surrounding both sides, rev struck en médaille, Hand of Providence with cuff, alpha to left, omega to right, linear circle surrounding, + PALTFERĐ M-O GIP, 1.59g (BMC type IIa; Sadler -; N 766; S 1144).

Toned, good very fine and rare this nice.

ex Dolman Collection, H Spencer and Sons of Retford in association with Sotheby, 1 June 1978;
ex Spink Auction 207, London, 23 March 2011, lot 27;
ex Dr. Edoardo Courti Collection, Künker, Auction 227, 11 March 2013, lot 2356.

Specification

Period978 - 1016 AD
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Pennies

Coin Ruler

Aethelred II

Country

England

Coin House

Late Anglo Saxon

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Ipswich mint

ReferencesS 1144
Weight1.59 g

Provenance

ex Dolman Collection, H Spencer and Sons of Retford in association with Sotheby, 1 June 1978;
ex Spink Auction 207, London, 23 March 2011, lot 27;
ex Dr. Edoardo Courti Collection, Künker, Auction 227, 11 March 2013, lot 2356.

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