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Coin - Penny, Edward the Martyr, England, Great Britain, 975-978 AD Numismatics Reg. No: NU 73

Silver coin; Denomination, Penny
London Mint
Edrward the Martyr, (975-978)
Moneyer: Aelfweard
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 20 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 1.631 g (Weight)

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Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Great Britain - England
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: Anglo Saxon
DateEra: 975-978 AD
Denomination: 1 Penny
Obverse Description: A diademed bust of the King facing left within a line circle, around, + EADVEARD REX ANGLORM (the reading of the last letters uncertain).
Reverse Description: A small cross pattee at the centre within a line circle; around, + AELFPEARD M-O LVN. (Aelfweard moneyer London).
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Silver
Issued By: King Edward, London, England, Great Britain
Mint: London Mint
  1. [Book], J. North, English Hammered Coinage, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 1963, p.109, no.763 Pages
  2. [Book], Philip Skingley - Spink & Sons Ltd., Coins of England and the United Kingdom, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 2007, p.125, no.1142 Pages

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