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510637. Sold For $1350

ANGLO-SAXON, Kings of All England. Æthelred II. 978-1016. AR Penny (20mm, 1.77 g, 3h). Long Cross type (BMC iva, Hild. D). Gloucester mint; Wihtsige, moneyer. Struck circa 997-1003. + ÆÐELRÆD REX Λ(NG)L(OR), draped bust left; pellet behind bust / + PIH T(retrograde Z)IG E MΩ O GLEΛ, voided long cross, with pellet at center and triple-crescent ends. SCBI 24 (West County), 526 (same dies); Hild 1129; North 774; SCBC 1151. Toned, some very minor die rust. Well struck. EF. Neat Wessex style bust. Rare.

Ex Dr. Erik Miller Collection, purchased from A.H. Baldwin, 21 May 1965 for £20.