ANGLO-SAXON, Kings of All England. Edward the Confessor.
1042-1066. AR Penny (21mm, 1.29 g, 6h). Hammer Cross type (BMC xi; Hild. G). Winceastre (Winchester) mint; Beorhtmaer, moneyer. Struck circa 1059-1062. + EΛDPΛP RD RE, crowned bust right; scepter before / + BRIHTMÆR ON PINCE, voided cross, with ends terminating in inward-facing crescents; pellet in fourth quarter. Freeman 78; SCBI 9 (Ashmolean), 1000 (same dies); Hild. -; BMC -; North 828; SCBC 1182. EF, lightly toned. Struck on a broad flan.