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531361
531361. SOLD $625

ANGLO-SAXON, Kings of All England. Æthelred II. 978-1016. AR Penny (19mm, 1.00 g, 9h). ‘Small’ Crux type (BMC iiia, Hild. Ca). Lincoln mint; Theodgeld, moneyer. Struck circa 991-997. Draped bust left; trefoil-tipped scepter before / + ÐEOÐGILD M–O LIN, voided short cross; C R V X and pellets in angles. Cf. SCBI 7 (Copenhagen), 603-7 (no pellets); North 770 var. (weight); SCBC 1148. Light find patina, slightly bent flan. VF. Unusual crude style.


Ex Millennium Hoard (Suffolk, 2017).

The Millennium Hoard is a fascinating find of Æthelred II pennies discovered in the remains of an Anglo-Saxon church in Suffolk in 2017.