Edward the Confessor (1042-1066), Penny, Small Flan, Stamford

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Edward the Confessor (1042-1066), Penny, Small Flan type (c.1048-1050), Stamford mint, moneyer Godwine . Diademed and draped bust left, legend surrounds EDPERD REX. Rev, voided short cross, additional pellet in…
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Edward the Confessor (1042-1066), Penny, Small Flan type (c.1048-1050), Stamford mint, moneyer Godwine . Diademed and draped bust left, legend surrounds EDPERD REX. Rev, voided short cross, additional pellet in first quarter, legend reads +FODPINE O S, 1.09g (S.1175; N.818; BMC II).

Struck with marginally rusty dies darkly toned with underlying lustre, two small verdigris spots, obverse legends clear. Rev, interesting additional pellet in field, eighty percent of legend inscriptions legible. Die-duplicate of SCBI 18, 1173 (attributed to Salisbury, Godwine) and of SCBI 54, 1036 (attributed to Stamford, Godwine). About very fine.

Ex G.C. Drabble Collection, Part II, Glendining Auction, 13-14 December 1943, lot 882.

Ex Glendining 21 September 1983, Lot 55.

Specification

Period1042 - 1066
Date1048-50
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Pennies

Coin Ruler

Edward the Confessor

Country

England

Coin House

Late Anglo Saxon

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Sudbury

ReferencesS.1175; N.818; BMC II
Weight1.09 g

Provenance

Ex. Baldwin Basement with an accompanying ticket in the hand of Michael Sharp.

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