Edward the Confessor (1042-1066), Penny, Expanding cross type (1050-1053). Thetford mint, moneyer Leofwine. Bust facing left holding sceptre tipped with four pellets, legend reads +EDPER •D REEX. Rev, central cross with arms expanding, legend surrounds +LEOFPINE ON DEOP, 1.67g (S.1176. N.820; BMC.V).
Near extremely fine, slight weakness in reverse legend at 1 o clock and six o clock, nevertheless a very pleasing portrait.