Tag Archive for: 757-796 AD

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Coin 007 – SILVER “LIGHT” PENNY (779-792 AD), PCGS AU-58

Offa, King of Mercia, 757-796 AD S-905, N-290 Half-length, bare-headed portrait (Bust B) facing right, OFFA REX split around portrait; reverse, Celtic cross with OFRM on limbs of cross, at center a smaller cross surrounded by 12 pellets,…
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Coin 008 – SILVER “LIGHT” PENNY (779-796? AD), PCGS MS-62

Cynethryth, wife of King Offa of Mercia, 757-796 AD S-909, N-339 Half-length portrait facing right with woman's hairstyle, moneyer's name EOBA to right along rim; reverse, stylized "M" inside beaded circle, her abbreviated name and REGINA…