Viking Coinages (c.885-954), Danish East Anglia (c.885-915), St Edmund memorial

Item Reference: C223015222 Reserved Share
Viking Coinages (c.885-954), Danish East Anglia (c.885-915), St Edmund memorial Penny, chevron barred A within circle, reads +SCEΛDN outer circle surrounding both sides. Rev, cross pattée, linear circle and legend…
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Description

Viking Coinages (c.885-954), Danish East Anglia (c.885-915), St Edmund memorial Penny, chevron
barred A within circle, reads +SCEΛDN outer circle surrounding both sides. Rev, cross pattée, linear
circle and legend surrounding +ΛLEFRED, 1.51g (S.960; N.483; BNJ 72 [2002], Baldwin’s hoard coin,
purchased c.1993, coin 7, this coin).

A well centred example displaying original mint bloom and iridescence, set out on a broad flan with legible legends, few weak areas. Near extremely fine, well provenanced.

Ex. Baldwin’s Hoard, purchased c.1993, with original ticket. [Coin 7].

‘The reverse inscription evidently reflects the Old English name Aelfraed; cf. a Cuerdale coin reading +ELOFROED RN (BMC 386)’ ‘The St Edmund Coinage in the light of a parcel from a hoard.’ Mark Blackburn and Hugh Pagan

Specification

Period 885 - 954
Date 885-915
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Penny

Country

England

Coin House

Anglo Viking – Danish East Anglia

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Memorial Penny

Weight 1.51 g

Provenance

Ex. Baldwin’s Hoard, purchased c.1993, with original ticket. [Coin 7].

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