ANGLO-SAXON, Kings of All England. Aethelred II.
978-1016. AR Penny (19mm, 1.68 g, 3h). Long Cross type (BMC iva, Hild. D). Caentwarabyrig (Canterbury) mint; Eadweald, moneyer. Struck circa 997-1003. + ÆÐELRÆD REX Λ(NG)L(OR), draped bust left; pellet behind neck / + EΛD PΘLD MΩ°Θ CÆNT, voided long cross with pellet in center and triple crescent ends. SCBI –; BMC –; North 774; SCBC 1151. VF, toned, a few die flaws.