Tuesday, 22 September 2009

Early Anglo-Saxon Coins





Early Anglo Saxon Secondary silver sceat [c.710-60]SERIES T
Minted East Midlands area
obv. diademed head right, with LEL
rev. porcupine, with 4 parallel lines with pellet ends below
Found near Cambridge, 2008
VERY RARE








Early Anglo Saxon - Kings of Northumbria silver sceat
AETHELRED 1 [first reign 774-9]with FANTASTIC ANIMAL
obv. EDELRED, large cross in centre








Rev. fantastic animal right of unusual style with short neck, cross under tail and triquetra below
Found Fimber, Yorkshire, 2007
rather weakly struck and slightly ragged flan
EXTREMELY RARE





Early Anglo Saxon silver sceat
Kings of Northumbria
EADBERHT [737-758]
obv. EOTBEREhTVF, large cross







rev. fantastic animal right, with 4 circles of pellets enclosing a pellet in field
Found near Bridlington, Yorkshire, 2008
somewhat weakly struck in places
VERY RARE






Early Anglo Saxon -
Kings of Northumbria styca
EANBALD 11 [796-835]
Moneyer - EDILWEARD
obv. +EANBALD A, cross in centre







rev. +EDILVARD, cross in centre
Found near Hull, 2006











Early Anglo Saxon - Kings of Northumbria silver styca
EANBALD 11 [830-35]Phase 1a -
moneyer - EODWULF
obv. +EANBAID AB






rev. +EODVVLF
Found Stamford Bridge, 1999
some striking weakness on obv.






Early Anglo Saxon - Kings of Northumbria styca
AETHELRED 11 [841-4]
Moneyer - LEOFDEGN
obv. +EDELRED REX, circle with 4 pellets enclosing cross




rev. +LEOFDEJN, cross in centre
Found near Bridlington, Yorkshire, 2006
Very unusual obverses
some surface deposit
VERY RARE








Early Anglo Saxon - Kings of Northumbria styca
EANRED [830-35]Phase 1b -
moneyer - HERRED
obv. +EANRED REX, cross in centre



rev. +HERRED+ , cross in centre[cf. S.862]
rev. somewhat weakly struck







Viking coinage - Danelaw [c.898-915]
CNUTCVNNETTI type silver penny
York mint
obv. CVNET R





rev. +CVNNETTI, small cross in circle with 2 pellets in angles








EADRED [946-55] silver penny - Kings of Wessex
Crowned bust - type V
obv. +EADRED REX





rev. .CANADE MONET
edge crack running to centre of coin, but stable
EXTREMELY RARE










Kings of Mercia
OFFA [757-96] silver penny
Portrait type - Celtic cross






Moneyer - AELREL
EXTREMELY RARE -
unrecorded reverse






VIKING East Anglia [885-915]
ST. EDMUND silver penny
Moneyer - SNEFREN
obv. +C EADVNVM R






rev. +SNEFREN MHA
EXTREMELY RARE







Kings of Kent
WULFRED [805-32] silver pennyGroup 111 - Monogram type
CANTERBURY
Moneyer - SAEBERHT
obv. +VVLFRED A RCHIEPI, facing bust



rev. +SAEBERHT MONETA, Dorobernia monogram
VERY RARE
ragged edge [as often seen]

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