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This is a Saxon silver penny of King Æthelred II, minted at Winchester by the moneyer BRIHTRIC. 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.
CULTURE: Saxon England
DATE: 978 - 1013 A.D.
SIZE: 19mm diameter
WEIGHT: 1.09 grams
ATTRIBUTION: SPINK 1154
PROVENANCE: Ex. Private Collection, Ex. Baldwins St. James