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509010. Sold For $795

ANGLO-SAXON, Kings of All England. Æthelred II. 978-1016. AR Penny (19mm, 1.48 g, 9h). Helmet type (BMC viii, Hild. E). London mint; Æthelmær, moneyer. Struck circa 1003-1009. + ÆÐELRÆD REX Λ(NG)L, helmeted bust left / + ·ÆÐ EL·MÆ R M’Θ LV(ND), voided long cross with triple-crescent ends and pellet at center; in each quarter, trefoil on pile. SCBI 7 (Copenhagen), 683 (same dies); North 775; SCBC 1152. Good VF, one minor peck each side, flan a little wavy. Good style and attractive iridescent tone reminiscent of the Baldwin basement parcel.