Aethelred II, Penny, Wareham

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Aethelred II (978-1016), silver Penny, CRVX type (c.991-997), Wareham Mint, Moneyer Bryhtric, draped bust left with sceptre, three pellet head, within linear circle, legend commences at top, +ÆĐELRÆD REX ANGLORX,…
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Description

Aethelred II (978-1016), silver Penny, CRVX type (c.991-997), Wareham Mint, Moneyer Bryhtric, draped bust left with sceptre, three pellet head, within linear circle, legend commences at top, +ÆĐELRÆD REX ANGLORX, outer beaded circle surrounding both sides, rev voided cross within linear circle, letters C R V X in each angle, legend surrounding, +BRYHTRIC M-O PER, 1.67g (BMC type IIIa; N.770; S.1148).

Once cleaned, lightly toned with a couple of peck marks, very fine and rare.

Specification

Period978 - 1016 AD
Coin Group

British

Demonination

Pennies

Coin Ruler

Aethelred II

Country

England

Coin House

Late Anglo Saxon

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Wareham mint

ReferencesS.1148
Weight1.67 g

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