Viking Coinages (c.885-954), St Edmund memorial Penny

Item Reference: C223011857 Sold 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 +AN-SICA, 1.29g (S.960; N.483; BNJ 72 [2002], Baldwin’s hoard coin, purchased c.1993, number 40, this coin marked as coin 10 in the article). A comprehensive well centred example displaying some original mint bloom, legends legible with some letter puncheons blocked in the die. Good very fine, well provenanced.

Specification

Date 885-915
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Penny

Country

England

Coin House

Viking Kingdom of York

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

st edmund memorial

Weight 1.29 g

Provenance

Ex. Baldwin’s Hoard, purchased c.1993, with an in house ticket.
Ansiger (sic) is a well-known moneyer in the Cuerdale St Edmund series, and his continued activity, or the memory of his past activity, is now evidenced in the post-Cuerdale period both by a single find from Hemingstone, near Ipswich, Suffolk, with reverse inscription ANSIER retrograde ('Coin Register 1994', no. 185), and by these coins reading ANSICA. (BNJ 72, 2002,
‘The St Edmund Coinage in the light of a parcel from a hoard..’ Mark Blackburn and Hugh Pagan

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