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ANGLO-SAXON, Kings of Northumbria. Æthelred II. First or second reign, 841-843/4 and 843/4-849/50. Æ Styca (12mm, 1.14 g, 12h). Phase II, Group A. York mint; Wihtred, moneyer. +EDFLREÐ REX around central cross pattée / +PIHTRD around central cross pattée. Cf. Pirie 3.10q; cf. Pirie 298-300; North 188; SCBC 865. Choice EF, glossy black patina with light earthen deposits. Interesting variety with Ð in obverse legend.