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.
CULTURE: Saxon England
DATE: 978 - 1013 A.D. (this coin was struck between 997-1003 AD)
SIZE: 19mm diameter
WEIGHT: 1.4 grams
ATTRIBUTION: S.1151; N.774; BMC IVa
PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection, Market Rasen, Lincolnshire.
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