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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…