Aethelred II 'Longcross' Silver Penny Huntingdon

Aethelred II Silver Penny

Longcross

Aelfric on Huntingdon

1.63g 19.8mm

Spink – 1151

North – 774 



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£495.00

B0187

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Obverse:

ÆÐELRÆD REX ANGLO. Bare head bust l. 

 

Reverse:

ÆLFRIC MΩO NVNT. Voided longcross terminating in three crescents, pellet to centre.

 

Very fine, pleasing tone, peck marks, reverse die flaw, a well struck example of this scarce mint. Same dies as SCBI 50 - St Petersburg I: 696 and SCBI 42 - Southeastern: 909.

 

Ex St James’s Auctions 09/02/16 lot 21