King Aethelred II Silver Penny by LEOFþINE of London

King Aethelred II Silver Penny by LEOFþINE of London

Code: 10875

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This is a Saxon silver penny of King Æthelred II, minted at London by the moneyer LEOFþINE . 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: 1.49 grams

ATTRIBUTION: SPINK 1154

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