King Aethelred II Silver Penny by ÆLFSTAN of London

Code: 10095    

£250.00
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This is a Saxon silver penny of King Æthelred II, minted at London by the moneyer ÆLFSTAN. It is a nice bold and well-struck example, though has flan crack and a few peck marks from circulation in Viking held territory. 

DENOMINATION: Penny

CULTURE: Saxon England

DATE: 978 - 1013 A.D.

MATERIAL: Silver

SIZE: 20.27mm dia

WEIGHT: 1.39 grams

ATTRIBUTION: SPINK 1148

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

King Aethelred II Silver Penny by ÆLFSTAN of London
  • King Aethelred II Silver Penny by ÆLFSTAN of London - picture 1
  • King Aethelred II Silver Penny by ÆLFSTAN of London - picture 2