Edward the Confessor Facing Bust Type Penny

Edward the Confessor (1042 – 1066 AD) Facing Bust Type Penny; Northampton, Ælfwine. 1.05g. (N. 830, S. 1183). REF: ZUMUM4.

Obverse: Cloaked crowned bust facing, inscription around +EADPARD REX AN. Reverse: Central small cross pattée, inscription around +ÆLFPINE ON HAM

A beautiful example, clear, and with a lovely grey and gold tone. A choice coin. Exceptionally rare, only two specimens listed in the EMC/SCBI. nEF. 


Ex. Wells collection. BNJ Vol XIX, plate IV, No. 14 (this coin).

Price: £1,200 Status: Sold