Alfred Great Orsnaforda Penny

Item Reference: C167LM062480 Sold Share
Alfred the Great, Southern Danelaw (898-915), Viking imitation Silver, Non-portrait Penny, “Orsnaforda” type, moneyer Birnwald, legend in three lines ORSNA / IELFREDI / FORDA, four pellets above and below, outer…
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Description

Alfred the Great, Southern Danelaw (898-915), Viking imitation Silver, Non-portrait Penny, “Orsnaforda” type, moneyer Birnwald, legend in three lines ORSNA / IELFREDI / FORDA, four pellets above and below, outer beaded border both sides. Rev, inverted die axis, three pellets across centre, moneyer name in two lines, BERNV / ALD MO, 1.50g (BMC 142; cf.N.646/1; S.971).

Toned, Good Very Fine and a very rare die variety with the pellets in field and vertical I either side of King’s name.

Specification

Period880 - 910 AD
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Pennies

Coin Ruler

Alfred

Country

England

Coin House

Southern Danelaw

Metal

Silver

ReferencesS.971
Weight1.5 g

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