King Aethelred II Silver Penny by Godric of London

King Aethelred II Silver Penny by Godric of London

Code: 10854

£295.00
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This is a Saxon silver penny of King Æthelred II, minted at London by the moneyer GODRIC. The reverse is of the last small cross type. It is a nice bold and well-struck example, though has a few peck marks and a tiny piercing from its circulation within Viking held territory. 

DENOMINATION: Penny

CULTURE: Saxon England

DATE: 978 - 1013 A.D.

MATERIAL: Silver

SIZE: 19mm diameter

WEIGHT: 1.81 grams

ATTRIBUTION: SPINK 1154

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