Tag Archive for: Silver “Light” Penny, Offa, King of Mercia


Offa, Silver “Light” Penny (779-792/3 AD) S-905, N-291. PCGS-graded AU58.

Offa, King of Mercia 757-796 AD Canterbury mint, moneyer Ealred. Half-length, bare-headed portrait facing right (Bust B). Very rare. On the reverse, the Celtic cross is centered by a small cross surrounded by 12 pellets, a motif which has…