ANGLO-SAXON, Kings of All England. Aethelred II.
|Triton XV, Lot: 1848. Estimate $300.
Sold for $400. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
978-1016. AR Penny (20mm, 1.57 g, 6h). Crux type (BMC iiia, Hild. C). Winceastre (Winchester) mint; Leofweald, moneyer. Struck circa 991-997. + ÆÐELRÆD REX Λ(NG)L(OR)X, bust left; scepter before / + LEOFPOLD M¯O PIN, voided cross; C R V X in angles. SCBI 7 (Copenhagen), 1415 (same dies); SCBI 37 (Polish), 49 (same dies); Hild. 4276; BMC 370 var. (rev. legend); North 770; SCBC 1148. Near EF, toned, minor mark on the reverse and pinhole in the legend.
From the Marshall Faintich Collection (purchased privately from Robert Vlack, 28 October 2000).