Eadgar Circumscription Cross Type Penny

(REF: I3H54K)

Eadgar (959 – 975 AD) Circumscription Cross Type Penny; Northampton, Durand.  1.43g. (N. 749, S. 1135). REF: I3H54K. Obverse: Central cross-pattée, inscription around +AEDGAR REX ANG (N and G ligate). Reverse: Central cross-pattée, inscription around +DVRAND T ES Mo HA; the T in the legend styled as a Thor’s hammer, and mirrored by a not dissimilar… Read more »

Price: £650 Status: For Sale

Continental Sceatta; Series D, Variety 2c

(REF: V0176L)

Continental Sceatta (c 680 – 710 AD); Series D, (BMC Type 2c). 1.18g. (N. 168, S. 792, Abramson 8/10). REF: V0176L. Obverse: Crude diademed bust right, V behind, blundered runes before. Reverse: Central cross pommée with pellets in angles, small cross above, annulet below, crude runic inscription made up of AV and I to sides. A die… Read more »

Price: £170 Status: For Sale

Aethelred II Last Small Cross Type Penny


Aethelred II (978 – 1016 AD) Last Small Cross Type Penny; Stamford, Swertgar. 1.65g. (N. 777, S. 1154). REF: OW6VFU. Obverse: Cloaked diademed bust left, inscription around +ÆDELRÆD REX ANGLOR. Reverse: Cross patée, inscription around +SPERTGAR ON STAN. A good example, clear, pleasantly toned, peck free, and with a characterful portrait. Obverse die match, EMC: 1027.1220 (SCBI: 27/1220, Lincolnshire Collections). Reverse die match,… Read more »

Price: £375 Status: For Sale

Primary Sceatta; Series B, Variety BI

(REF: Y366QB)

Primary Sceatta (c 680 – 710 AD); Series B, Variety BIAi. 1.12g. (N. 126, S. 777, Abramson 16/40). REF: Y366QB. Obverse: Diademed bust right within beaded serpent circle. Reverse: Cross centre flanked by annulets and surmounted by bird in beaded serpent ring surrounded by crude runes. A field find toned brown/black but sharp and corrosion free. Altogether… Read more »

Price: £295 Status: For Sale

Secondary Sceatta; Series R, Group 2

(REF: HU1B64)

Secondary Sceatta (c 710 – 760 AD); Series R, Metcalf ‘group 2’. 1.13g. (N. 157, S. 832). REF: HU1B64. Obverse: Crude crowned bust right, runic epa in front, this preceded by an additional T; TAT behind. Reverse: Beaded ‘standard’ to centre this enclosing the letters TOT II, cross above, beaded triangle below, ITATI to either side, all within a… Read more »

Price: £210 Status: For Sale

Edward the Confessor Expanding Cross Type Penny


Edward the Confessor (1042 – 1066 AD) Expanding Cross Type Penny Heavy Coinage; Northampton, Ælfwine. 1.62g. (N. 823, S. 1177). REF: SFGKL8. Obverse: Cloaked diademed bust left, sceptre with quatrefoil cross to left, inscription around +EDPER ·DREX· Reverse: Voided long cross each limb of three lines expanding from a central pellet within two central circles, inscription around… Read more »

Price: £585 Status: For Sale

Primary Sceatta, Vernus Type

(REF: S05T1R)

Primary Sceatta (c 680 – 710 AD); Vernus Group, BMC Type 3b, Metcalf ‘f’. 1.19g. (N. -, S. 783). REF: S05T1R. Obverse: Crude head with quill-like hair right, ‘VER’ in front. Reverse: Pellet in circle centre surrounded by ‘V’ and ‘I’ pairs, all within a beaded square bounded by crude symbols. The SCBI and EMC reference just 10 ‘Vernus Group… Read more »

Price: £325 Status: Sold

Aethelred II Long Cross Type Penny


Aethelred II (978 – 1016 AD) Long Cross Type Penny; Bath, Aelfric.  1.72g. (N. 774, S. 1151). REF: ITPQUX. Obverse: Draped portrait left, inscription around +ÆĐELRÆD REX AIGLOI. Reverse: Voided long cross each limb terminated by a trefoil of crescents, inscription around +·ÆL / FRIC / MΩO / BAĐ. An exceptional example from a sought-after mint; just about as good as they come: peck and… Read more »

Price: £750 Status: Sold

Alfred the Great Two Line Type Penny


Alfred the Great (871 – 899 AD) Two Line Type Penny; Third Coinage, Mercia, Cuthberht. 1.48g. (N. 637, S. 1066). REF: YK4RTV. Obverse: Central cross, inscription around +ÆLF ED RE. Reverse: Central line of a single central pellet, and pellet trefoils at 3 o’clock and 9 o’clock, dividing inscription CVDB / ERNT. A clear strike, of sound metal, and… Read more »

Price: £2,200 Status: Sold

St Edmund Memorial Type Penny


St Edmund Memorial (c. 885 – 915 AD) Type Penny; Viking East Anglia, Onnonia. 1.35g. (N. 483, S. 960). REF: GALAVD. Obverse: Central letter A within wire circle, inscription around +SCEADMVNI. Reverse: Cross within wire circle, inscription around +ONHONAIIAII. A really good coin: flat, well centred, excellent metal, pleasant toning, and a sharp strike. Same dies as EMC: 1002.0431 (SCBI: 2/431, Huntarian Museum,… Read more »

Price: £595 Status: Sold