Edward the Confessor (1042-66), PACX Penny, Worcester mint

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Edward the Confessor (1042-1066), Penny, PACX type (c.1042-1044), Worcester mint, moneyer Aelfwine, diademed bust left with sceptre, legend commences at top +EDPERD REXA. Rev, pellet in annulet at centre of…
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Description

Edward the Confessor (1042-1066), Penny, PACX type (c.1042-1044), Worcester mint, moneyer Aelfwine, diademed bust left with sceptre, legend commences at top +EDPERD REXA. Rev, pellet in annulet at centre of voided long cross, letters struck in angles, reads +AELPINE ON PIHER, 1.10g (S.1171; N.813; BMC IV; Bust Ai; Pagan, 510).

Good very fine, struck on a large flan with some peckmarks. A rare mint for a scarce type, with an interesting provenance and academic classification.

Ex Baldwin’s Auctions, 28th May 1997, lot 1707

Ex Scandinavian Hoard

Plate 21, number 510, ‘The PACX Type of Edward the Confessor’ by Hugh Pagan, British Numismatic Journal, 2011, Vol 81, this coin.

Specification

Period 1042 - 1066
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Pennies

Coin Ruler

Edward the Confessor

Country

England

Coin House

Late Anglo Saxon

Metal

Silver

References S.1171; N.813; BMC IV; Bust Ai; Pagan, 510
Weight 1.10 g

Provenance

Ex Baldwin’s Auctions, 28th May 1997, lot 1707

Ex Scandinavian Hoard

Plate 21, number 510, ‘The PACX Type of Edward the Confessor’ by Hugh Pagan, British Numismatic Journal, 2011, Vol 81, this coin.

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