King Aethelred II Silver Penny by BRIHTRIC of Winchester

King Aethelred II Silver Penny by BRIHTRIC of Winchester

Code: 10876

£295.00
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This is a Saxon silver penny of King Æthelred II, minted at Winchester by the moneyer BRIHTRIC. The reverse is of the last small cross type. It is a well-struck example with peck marks, caused during its time in circulation within Viking held territory. 

DENOMINATION: Penny

CULTURE: Saxon England

DATE: 978 - 1013 A.D.

MATERIAL: Silver

SIZE: 19mm diameter

WEIGHT: 1.09 grams

ATTRIBUTION: SPINK 1154

PROVENANCE: Ex. Private Collection, Ex. Baldwins St. James