Edward the Confessor, Penny, Thetford

Item Reference: C190002981 In Stock Share
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…
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Description

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.

Specification

Period1042 - 1066 AD
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Pennies

Coin Ruler

Edward the Confessor

Country

England

Coin House

Late Anglo Saxon

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Thetford

ReferencesS.1176. N.820; BMC.V
Weight1.67 g

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