Tag Archive for: King of Wessex

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Coin 022 – SILVER PENNY (955-959 AD), PCGS MS-62

Eadwig, King of all England, 955-957 AD, King of Wessex, 957-959 AD S-1122, N-724 Non-portrait type, small central cross pattée, his name surrounding; reverse, moneyer's name HEREMOD in two lines divided by three crosses, trefoil above.…
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Coin 012 – SILVER PENNY (828-839 AD), PCGS AU-55

Ecgberht, King of Wessex, 802-839 AD S-1035, N-573 Diademed portrait facing right breaking inner circle, his name surrounding; reverse, central monogram inside circle, moneyer BOSEL and title: struck 828-839, Canterbury mint. Rare, especially…
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Coin 013 – SILVER PENNY (852-858 AD), PCGS MS-62

Aethelwulf, King of Wessex, 839-858 AD S-1051, N-618 Bare-headed portrait (of "neat style") facing right, draped shoulders breaking the inner circle, name surrounding; reverse, large voided, beaded and inscribed cross, moneyer's name DAEGBERHT…
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Coin 014 – SILVER PENNY (858-862/4 AD), PCGS AU-53

Aethelberht, King of Wessex, 858-865/66 AD S-1053, N-620 Bare-headed portrait facing right, shoulders below inner circle, his name surrounding; reverse, moneyer's name CUNEFRETH and title inscribed on and between the limbs of a voided,…
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Coin 015 – SILVER PENNY (865/66-871 AD), PCGS AU-58

Aethelred I, King of Wessex, 865/66-871 AD S-1055, N-622 Diademed portrait facing right, shoulders below the inner circle, his name surrounding; reverse, moneyer's name MANN and title in 3 lines within and between 2 lunettes. Rare, probably…
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Coin 016 – SILVER PENNY (circa 880-886 AD), PCGS MS-62

Alfred the Great, King of Wessex, 871-899 AD S-1061, N-644 Diademed "Roman style" portrait facing right, his name split behind and before his face; reverse, large LONDONIA monogram without moneyer. Rare. One of the finest portraits in…
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Coin 017 – SILVER PENNY (circa 899-924 AD), PCGS MS-62

Edward the Elder, King of Wessex, 899-924 AD S-1086, N-651 Diademed portrait "of crude style" facing left, contained by inner circle, his name clear and bold surrounding; reverse, two-line moneyer's name blundered as NEIOCR IIEICIO in…