Edward the Confessor, Penny, Thetford

Item Reference: C190006808 Sold Share
Edward the Confessor (1042-1066), Penny, Facing Bust/Small Cross type, struck 1062-1065. Thetford mint, Aelfwine moneyer. Crowned facing bust, cloak decorated with six pellets, legend reads EΛDPΛRD RE. Rev, short cross…
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Description

Edward the Confessor (1042-1066), Penny, Facing Bust/Small Cross type, struck 1062-1065. Thetford mint, Aelfwine moneyer. Crowned facing bust, cloak decorated with six pellets, legend reads EΛDPΛRD RE. Rev, short cross patt ée within inner linear circle, legend reads + ÆLPINE ON ÐEOT, 1.19g (N.830; BMC. XIII; S.1183).

Good very fine, darkly toned with a well struck portrait on a thick broad flan.

Specification

Period 1042 - 1066 AD
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Pennies

Coin Ruler

Edward the Confessor

Country

England

Coin House

Late Anglo Saxon

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Thetford

References N.830; BMC. XIII; S.1183
Weight 1.19 g

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