Saxon Silver Penny of King Aethelred II Moneyer Byrhtric of London

Saxon Silver Penny of King Aethelred II Moneyer Byrhtric of London

Code: 12214

£295.00 Approx $355.42, €328.51
 

This is a Saxon silver penny of King Æthelred II, minted in London by the moneyer Byrhtric. It is the Crux type, BYRHTRIC M-O LVN. A nice example on a full round flan, some crinkling and peck marks from circulation in Viking-held territory.

DENOMINATION: Penny

CULTURE: Saxon England

DATE: 978 - 1013 A.D.

MATERIAL: Silver

SIZE: 20mm diameter

WEIGHT: 1.5 grams

ATTRIBUTION: SPINK 1148

PROVENANCE: Ex. Private Collection, Liverpool.