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570904. SOLD $2600

ANGLO-SAXON, Kings of All England. Edward the Confessor. 1042-1066. AR Penny (20mm, 1.22 g, 3h). Pointed Helmet type (BMC vii, Hild. Fb). Bury St. Edmunds mint; Morkar, moneyer. Struck circa 1053-1056. + EDPER D RE, crowned and draped bust right, holding lis-tipped scepter / + MORCERE ON EDM, voided short cross with pellet-in-annulet center and triple crescent ends. Eaglen, Abbey 3.6 (dies A/a; this coin); Freeman 6; SCBI 26 (East Anglia), 1303 (same dies); North 825; SCBC 1179. Toned, traces of deposits, some light marks. VF. Very rare.

Ex Dr. E.J. Harris Collection; Glendining (25 November 1970), lot 897.