King Aethelred II Silver Penny by Wulfric of Lincoln

King Aethelred II Silver Penny by Wulfric of Lincoln

Code: 12342

£350.00 Approx $441.92, €408.88
 

This is a Saxon silver penny of King Æthelred II, minted in Lincoln by the moneyer Wulfric  (+PVLFRIC MΩO LINC). Obverse +ÆĐELRED REX ANGLO for Aethelred king of the English. It is a whole round coin, the edge has a nick or test cut. Otherwise a nice coin and toned.

DENOMINATION: Penny

CULTURE: Saxon England

DATE: 978 - 1013 A.D. (this coin was struck between 997-1003 AD)

MATERIAL: Silver

SIZE: 19mm diameter

WEIGHT: 1.4 grams

ATTRIBUTION: S.1151; N.774; BMC IVa

PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection, Market Rasen, Lincolnshire.