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Anglo-Saxon and Viking Pennies
(Page updated 17th April 2018)
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SA-TFWK

OFFA - King of Mercia

East-Anglian Heavy Penny, ca.785-800AD, ca.20mm, ca.1.2g.

Wihtræd, moneyer. Mercian M flanked by trefoils || + OFFA || (trefoil) REX in three lines, with the middle contained in pelleted rectangular border / (inverted U)I HT RE (retrograde d) on the limbs of saltire Celtic cross with four pellets in each angle and double lozenge at centre containing pellet.

S908, N335, Chick 254.

RARE - has been straightened.

£2,800


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SA-JKQK

AETHELWULF of WESSEX

Cross and Wedges Type Penny, ca.839-43AD, ca.19mm, ca.1.1g.

+ EhELVVLFRE:X, cross with wedges in each quarter. / +OSMVNDMONETA, Osmund moneyer, Canterbury, SAXONIORRVM in three lines in centre.

S1044, N596.

Edge split.

Ex. Griffiths collection

£2,000


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SA-WTUB

AETHELRED II

2nd Hand Penny, ca.985-991AD, ca.20mm, ca.1.4g.

+AEDELRAEDREXANGLOX, diad, bust r., with sceptre./+LYTELMAN M'O GIPS, Ipswich hand of providence between alpha & omega.

S1146, N768

RARE+

Ex. B H ,Essex collection + Elmore Jones collection.

SOLD (£675)


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SA-KFDT

AETHELRED II

CRVX Penny, ca.991-7AD, ca.19mm, ca.1.6g.

Bare-headed bust l. with sceptre./Voided short cross with letters C R V X in angles, +PVLFSTAN M'O LVN

S1148, N770

£425


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SA-JKWT

AETHELRED II

CRVX Penny, ca.991-7AD, ca.20mm, ca.1.5g.

Bare-headed bust l. with sceptre./Voided short cross with letters C R V X in angles, +AELFPINE M'O MELD, Maldon

S1148, N770

Ex. Colchester collection

Edge chip!

£475


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SA-TPFW

AETHELRED II

Long-Cross Ty. Penny, ca.991-7AD, ca.19mm, ca.1.5g.

Colchester mint. +AEQELRED REX ANGL, draped and bare-headed bust left / +EADMWD M'O COL, long cross voided with each limb ending in three crescents.

S1151, N779

Ex. Colchester collection + Doubleday Lot 80a.

VERY RARE

£375


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SA-PBTB

AETHELRED II

Last Small Cross Ty. Penny, ca.1009-17AD, ca.20mm, ca.1.3g.

+EDELRED REX ANGLO, diademed bust left / +P.VLFPINE M'O LVN, small cross pattée.

S1154, N777

£375


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SA-WUQK

CNUT

Quatrefoil Type Penny, ca.1017-23AD, ca.18mm, ca.0.8g.

Colchester mint. +CNVT REX ANGLORVM, crowned bust left in quadrilobe / +BEVAMAN O COL, voided long cross on quatrefoil with pellet at each apex.

S1157, N781.

Ex. Colchester collection

SOLD (£375)


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SA-WJWU

Unusual CNUT

Quatrefoil Penny, ca.1017-23AD, ca.18mm, ca.1.0g.

Diad. dr. bust l. /+SPETINE ON LVNDE, London. Voided long cross on quatrefoil with pellet at each apex.

cf. S1157, N785

EXTREMELY RARE

Ex. B H, Essex collection

£800


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SA-TQPJ

CNUT

Quatrefoil Type Penny, ca.1017-23AD, ca.18mm, ca.0.9g.

Maldon mint. +CNVT REX ANGLORVM, crowned bust left in quadrilobe / +ELPIIE ON MELDV, voided long cross on quatrefoil with pellet at each apex.

S1157, N781.

RARE+

Ex. Colchester collection

£695


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SA-PFKU

CNUT

Quatrefoil Type Penny, ca.1017-23AD, ca.18mm, ca.0.8g.

Sudbury mint. +CNVT REX ANGLORVM, crowned bust left in quadrilobe / +SPRLINC ON S.VER, voided long cross on quatrefoil with pellet at each apex.

S1157, N781.

VERY RARE

Ex. Colchester collection

£425


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SA-DUTF

CNUT

Short Cross Type Penny, ca.1029-36AD, ca.16mm, ca.1.1g.

Colchester mint. + CNVT + REC X, diademed, draped bust left, sceptre before / + PVLFPINE ON COL, short cross voided; in centre, pellet in circle.

S1159, N790

RARE+

Ex. Colchester collection

£225


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SA-QKFT

EDWARD THE CONFESSOR

Hammer Cross Type Penny, ca.1059-62AD, ca.19mm, ca.1.3g.

Colchester mint. Goldman, moneyer. EADPAR-D REX, crowned, bearded bust right, sceptre before / + GOLDMAN ON COLECE, hammer cross, annulet in one quarter.

S1182, N828

RARE+

Ex. Colchester collection

SOLD (£495)




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