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.