Penny - Æthelred II Helmet type

Features

Issuer England (United Kingdom)
King Æthelred II (978-1016)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1003-1009
Value 1 Penny (1/240)
Currency Kings of All England (924-1158)
Composition Silver
Weight 1.44 g
Shape Round
Technique Hammered
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 94165
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References Sp# 1152,
Emma Howard (editor); 2021. Coins of England & the United Kingdom : Pre-Decimal Issues (56th edition). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.
And 1 more volumes.
North# 775
Jeffrey J. North; 1963. English Hammered Coinage / Volume 1. Early Anglo-Saxon : Henry III c. 650-1272. Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.
And 1 more volumes.

Obverse

Armoured bust left in radiate helmet

Lettering: ÆTHELRED REX ANGLO

Reverse

Voided long cross, each limb terminating in three crescents, over a square with a trefoil at each point

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