Aethelred II Long Cross Type Penny

(REF: ITPQUX)

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: For Sale
Aethelred II Long Cross Type Penny Obverse, REF: ITPQUX

Alfred the Great Two Line Type Penny

(REF: YK4RTV)

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
Alfred the Great Two Line Type Penny Obverse, REF: YK4RTV

St Edmund Memorial Type Penny

(REF: GALAVD)

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: For Sale
St Edmund Memorial Coinage Penny Obverse, REF: GALAVD

Eadgar Two Line Type Penny

(REF: HAY3EG)

Eadgar (959 – 978 AD) Two Line Type Penny; NEV, York, Man. 1.27g. (N. 741, S. 1129). REF: HAY3EG. Obverse: Central cross-pattée, inscription around +EADG•A•R REX‾∴ Reverse: Trefoil of pellets above and below, central line of three cross-pattée dividing inscription WAN / •AH NO. A pleasant nicely toned coin. The crescent and trefoil privy mark on the obverse appears to be the only so-marked example… Read more »

Price: £895 Status: For Sale
Eadgar Two Line Type Penny Obverse, REF: HAY3EG

Eadgar Two Line Type Penny

(REF: YDGJK8)

Eadgar (959 – 978 AD) Two Line Type Penny; NEV, York, Heriger. 1.21g. (N. 741, S. 1129). REF: YDGJK8. Obverse: Central cross-pattée, inscription around +EADGAR REX∴ Reverse: Trefoil of pellets above and below, central line of three cross-pattée dividing inscription HERIG / ER HO· A good example from the hoard found at Tetney in 1945. On a neat flan of good metal, and… Read more »

Price: £845 Status: For Sale
Eadgar Two Line Type Penny Obverse, REF: YDGYK8

Cnut Short Cross Type Penny

(REF: LV0EZS)

Cnut (1016 – 1035 AD) Short Cross Type Penny; Northampton, Leofwine. 1.10g. (N. 790, S. 1159). REF: LV0EZS. Obverse: Diademed bust left, trefoil type sceptre to left, inscription around +CNVT RECX: Reverse: Voided short cross with central circle, limbs terminating at the inscription around +LEOFPINE ON HA. A sound example of a rare coin. A… Read more »

Price: £695 Status: For Sale
Cnut Short Cross Type Penny Obverse, REF: LV0EZS

Aethelred II Long Cross Type Penny

(REF: 5BC0ZY)

Aethelred II (978 – 1016 AD) Long Cross Type Penny; Stamford, Eadwig. 1.14g. (N. 774, S. 1151). REF: 5BC0ZY. Obverse: Draped portrait left, inscription around +ÆĐELRÆD REX ANGL. Reverse: Voided long cross each limb terminated by a trefoil of crescents, inscription around +EA / DPI / M·O / STA. This is one of those coins… Read more »

Price: £375 Status: For Sale
Aethelred II Long Cross Type Penny Obverse, REF: 5BC0ZY

Eadmund Two Line Type Penny

(Ref: J72G45)

Eadmund (939 – 946 AD) Two Line Type Penny; HC2, Eadred. 1.52g. (N. 693, S. 1105). REF: J72G45. Obverse: Central cross-pattée, inscription around +EADMVND REX. Reverse: cross-pattée above and below, central line of a cross-pattée flanked by two annulets dividing inscription EADR / EDMO. Uniform grey tone, good metal, slight crinkle to centre. An extremely rare variety, three examples… Read more »

Price: £1,675 Status: For Sale
Eadmund Two Line Type Penny Obverse, REF: J72G45

Primary Sceatta, Vernus Type

(REF: WLQUMW)

Primary Sceatta (c 680 – 710 AD); Vernus Group, BMC Type 3b, Metcalf ‘e’. 1.17g. (N. -, S. 783). REF: WLQUMW. Obverse: Crude head with quill-like hair right, cross in front. Reverse: Pellet in circle centre surrounded by ‘L’ and ‘I’ pairs, all within a beaded square bounded by crude runic symbols. An excellent example of a rare East Anglian… Read more »

Price: £550 Status: Sold
Primary Sceatta Vernus Type Obverse, REF: WLQUMW

Viking York Cnut Penny

(REF: UY9LBQ)

Viking York (c. 890 – 910 AD) Cnut Penny; Danish Northumbria. 1.37g. (N. 497, S. 991). REF: UY9LBQ. Obverse: Central inverted patriarchal cross, four pellets around lower cross, CNVT at the end of each cross limb, R.:E::X:: between. Reverse: Central cross patée flanked by two pellets all within wire circle, inscription around +EB::IAI::CEC::IV:: A good example of the type… Read more »

Price: £550 Status: Sold
Viking York Cnut Penny Reverse, REF: UY9LBQ