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Coin 005 – SCEAT OF PRIMARY PHASE (680-710 AD), PCGS EF-40

Aethelred , King of Mercia, 674-704 AD S-780, Symbolic king's head of degenerate style; reverse, king's name given in Runic letters as AETHILRAED in two lines. This is the transition coinage from the pale-gold thrymsas to the silver pennies;…