Edward the Confessor (1042-1066), Penny, Trefoil Quadrilateral, Lincoln

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Edward the Confessor (1042-66), Penny, Trefoil quadrilateral type (c.1046-48), Lincoln Mint, moneyer Aelfnoth, diademed bust left with sceptre, bust to bottom of coin, legend commences at 12 o’clock +EDPERD REX…
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Description

Edward the Confessor (1042-66), Penny, Trefoil quadrilateral type (c.1046-48), Lincoln Mint, moneyer Aelfnoth, diademed bust left with sceptre, bust to bottom of coin, legend commences at 12 o’clock +EDPERD REX X. Rev, quadrilateral ornament with three pellets in each angle, short voided cross, within linear circle, legend reads +ÆLNOÐ LINCOLNE, 1.14g (S.1174; N.817; BMC III; Mossop, plate LXIX, 27; SCBI 9 [Oxford] 780).

Executed on a larger flan than usual with a wave at 10 o’clock, toned in a light grey green patina, all the major details in place, portrait excellent, legend inscriptions on both sides comprehensible. Some peckmarks, mainly on reverse, with an in house auction provenance from the late 1990s. Comprehensive very fine, well struck.

Ex. Baldwin’s Auction 14, Monday 13th and Tuesday 14th October 1997, lot 211. (Late Anglo Saxon Pennies- section), with an old accompanying Baldwin’s ticket.

Specification

Period 1042 - 1066
Date 1046-48
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Pennies

Coin Ruler

Edward the Confessor

Country

England

Coin House

Late Anglo Saxon

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Lincoln

References S.1174; N.817; BMC III; Mossop, plate LXIX, 27; SCBI 9 [Oxford] 780
Weight 1.14 g

Provenance

Ex. Baldwin’s Auction 14, Monday 13th and Tuesday 14th October 1997, lot 211. (Late Anglo Saxon Pennies- section), with an old accompanying Baldwin’s ticket.

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