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King Aethelred II Silver Penny by SVMERLEDA of York

£295.00

Code: 10925



This is a Saxon silver penny of King Æthelred II, minted at York by the moneyer SVMERLEDA (+SVMERLIDA.MO.EOFR). It is a full round coin, well struck but displaying plenty of wear with added peck marks from circulation within Viking held territory. 

DENOMINATION: Penny

CULTURE: Saxon England

DATE: 978 - 1013 A.D.

MATERIAL: Silver

SIZE: 20mm diameter

WEIGHT: 1.57 grams

ATTRIBUTION: SPINK 1151

PROVENANCE: Ex. European Private Collection, Estonia.