Edward the Confessor (1042-66) Hammer Cross Type Penny, Lincoln

Item Reference: C201002830 Sold Share
Edward the Confessor (1042-66), Penny, hammer cross type (1059-62), Lincoln Mint, Moneyer Godric. Crowned and draped bust right with sceptre, legend commences +EADPAR RD RE. Rev, pellet in centre of…
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Description

Edward the Confessor (1042-66), Penny, hammer cross type (1059-62), Lincoln Mint, Moneyer Godric. Crowned and draped bust right with sceptre, legend commences +EADPAR RD RE. Rev, pellet in centre of voided cross with hammer pellet terminals, legend surrounding, +GODRIC ON LINCOL, 1.32g (B.M.C. type XI; N.828; S.1182).

Slightly blundered reverse legends, struck on a substantial and full flan. An exceptional portrait of the King, fully struck up with clear fields both sides. Good very fine, darkly toned.

Ex. Elmore Jones, ‘Anglo Saxon Silver Pennies’ Plate XVII, Lot 465, May 1971

Specification

Period 1042 - 1066
Date c.1059-1062
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Pennies

Coin Ruler

Edward the Confessor

Country

England

Coin House

Late Anglo Saxon

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Lincoln Mint

Weight 1.32 g

Provenance

Ex Elmore Jones, lot 465

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