ANGLO-SAXON, Kings of All England. Aethelred II.
|CNG 85, Lot: 1472. Estimate $500.
Sold for $800. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
978-1016. AR Penny (20mm, 1.71 g, 12h). Long Cross type (BMC IVa, Hild. D). Wallingford mint; Oda, moneyer. Struck circa 997-1003. + ÆÐELRÆD REX Λ(NG)LΘX, draped bust left; pellet behind neck / + ΘDΛ MΩO PELIGΛ, voided long cross with pellet in center and triple crescent ends. SCBI 9 (Ashmoleon), 584 (same dies); Hild. 3931; BMC -; North 774; SCBC 1151. VF, lightly toned, slight doubling on bust. Scarce mint.
From the Marie Karlsson Collection.