Edward the Confessor (1042-66), Penny, Pyramids type, Stafford

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Edward the Confessor (1042-66), Penny, Pyramids type (1065-66), Stafford mint, struck on a small flan as is often the case with Stafford and Shrewsbury mint issues, moneyer Godwine, crowned bust…
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Description

Edward the Confessor (1042-66), Penny, Pyramids type (1065-66), Stafford mint, struck on a small flan as is often the case with Stafford and Shrewsbury mint issues, moneyer Godwine, crowned bust right, trefoil tipped sceptre in front, legend surrounds EΛDÞΛRD RE. Rev, voided short cross, in each angle a pyramid style symbol terminating in a pellet tip, annulet in centre, legend reads +GODPINE ON STIE, 1.30g (S.1184; N.831; BMC XV; SCBI 20 {Mack}, 1328; SCBI 42, South Eastern Museums, 1667, same dies).

Some doubling struck with blocky dies, nevertheless a pleasing example, very fine. A highly collectible mint town in Stafford, with a strong provenance, rare.

Ex. Horace Herbert King (1890-1976), collection, with a supporting ticket in his hand.

Specification

Period 1042 - 1066
Date 1065-66
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Pennies

Coin Ruler

Edward the Confessor

Country

England

Coin House

Late Anglo Saxon

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Stafford

References S.1184; N.831; BMC XV; SCBI 20 {Mack}, 1328; SCBI 42, South Eastern Museums, 1667, same dies
Weight 1.30 g

Provenance

Ex. Horace Herbert King (1890-1976), collection, with a supporting ticket in his hand.

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