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Anglo-Saxon and Viking Pennies
(Page updated 17th February 2019)
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SA-PBFF

KINGS of KENT, ECGBERHT

AR Penny, ca.780AD, ca.17mm, ca.1.2g.

Small REX monogram (Rx) at centre, EGCBERHT around. / Three registers: top & bottom with cross between foliated scrolls, VDD in centre.

S874, N200, Chick 87J

EXTREMELY RARE

SOLD (£5,500)


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SA-JBFK

OFFA of MERCIA

Light Canterbury Penny, ca.775-800AD, ca.16mm, ca.1.2g.

+ O FF AR EX in the angles of a long cross crosslet./B A BB A in the angles of a cross crosslet with lozenge containing a rosette in centre.

S904, N266, Chick 90c

RARE+ - same reverse die flaw at + B+A as the one illustrated in Chick.

SOLD (£1,650)


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SA-DBJD

COENWULF of MERCIA

Tribach Type Penny Gr.1, ca.797-805AD, ca.19mm, ca.1.2g.

Canterbury, Ethelmod. +COENVVLFREX around pelleted inner circle containing uncial 'm' /+ED/EL/MOD within angles of a tribach formed of two lines terminating in a hook, pellets within the angles.

S914, N342

RARE

£2,750


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SA-PJUW

COENWULF of MERCIA

East-Anglian Penny, ca.798-821?AD, ca.20mm, ca.1.0g.

Ipswich? Wodel. Portrait type of crude style with pelleted hair r., + COENVVLF REX M, all within beaded border. /Lozenge shaped O with long cross-crosslets, PO / d / E / L+ all within beaded border.

S920, N370

EXTREMELY RARE - Full flan with overhanging edges!

SOLD (£4,400)


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SA-JFBW

COENWULF of MERCIA

East-Anglian Penny, ca.798-810AD, ca.17mm, ca.1.3g.

Crude diad. bust r., +COENVVLF REX / Moneyer's name, +DIHTRED, 'A' flanked by a pellet either side within beaded circle.

S920, N375.

EXTREMELY RARE

£2,650


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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

£385


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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!

£430


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SA-WTUD

AETHELRED II

CRVX Penny, ca.991-7AD, ca.20mm, ca.1.6g.

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

S1148, N770

Ex. Colchester collection

£675


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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

£350


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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

SOLD (£335)


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SA-PFKW

CNUT

Quatrefoil Type Penny, ca.1017-23AD, ca.19mm, ca.1.0g.

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

S1157, N781.

Ex. Colchester collection

SOLD (£395)


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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

£700


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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

£650


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SA-UJDB

CNUT

Quatrefoil Type Penny, ca.1017-23AD, ca.18mm, ca.1.1g.

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

S1157, N781.

RARE+

Ex. Colchester collection

£575


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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 SVBR, voided long cross on quatrefoil with pellet at each apex.

S1157, N781.

VERY RARE

Ex. Colchester collection

£425


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SA-UBFP

CNUT

Short-Cross Type Penny, ca.1029-36AD, ca.17mm, ca.0.9g.

Nottingham mint. Blacamon moneyer. + CNVT + REC X, diademed, draped bust left, sceptre before / +BLACAHOH ON SN, short cross voided; in centre, pellet in circle.

S1159, N790.

RARE+

SOLD (£1,650)


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SA-WKFT

EDWARD THE CONFESSOR

CRVX Type Penny, ca.1042-4AD, ca.17mm, ca.0.8g.

London. Helmeted and draped bust left, sceptre before. / +L'EOCS'LNON LVITC, short cross voided, +CRVX in angles

Not in S- cf. S1172, N813/1

EXTREMELY RARE

SOLD (£1,500)


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SA-FUBD

EDWARD THE CONFESSOR

Radiate/Small Cross Type Penny, ca.1044-6AD, ca.17mm, ca.1.0g.

Hertford mint. Godman, moneyer. EDPER D REX, rad. bust of king to l. / + GODMANON HEOR, small cross pattee.

S1173, N816

VERY RARE

£495


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SA-TFFK

EDWARD THE CONFESSOR

Hammer Cross Type Penny, ca.1059-62AD, ca.20mm, ca.1.1g.

Winchester mint. Leofpold, moneyer. EADPAR-D REX, crowned, bearded bust right, sceptre before / + LEOFPOLD ON PINCEST, hammer cross.

S1182, N829

SOLD (£625)


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