Anglo Saxon Æthelred II Silver Lincoln CRVX Penny

Anglo Saxon Æthelred II Silver Lincoln CRVX Penny

Code: 12485

£295.00 Approx $373.42, €344.63
 

This is an excavated Anglo-Saxon penny of King Æthelred II, minted in Lincoln by the moneyer Theobald.

Obverse +ÆĐELRÆD REX REX ANGLOX (Aethelred king of the English) Bare-headed bust left, in front trefoil, tipped sceptre, legend surrounds.

Reverse +ÐEOGILD M-O LIN. (Theobald Moneyer of Lincoln) Voided short cross with CRUX in angles.

This coin has peck marks and a centre crack from circulation in Viking-held territory!

DENOMINATION: Penny

CULTURE: Saxon England

DATE: 978 - 1013 A.D.

MATERIAL: Silver

SIZE: 20mm dia

WEIGHT: 1.38 grams

ATTRIBUTION: SPINK 1148

PROVENANCE: Ex. Private Collection London