Aethelred II Penny
Finder County Date Recorded
Hidden WORCESTERSHIRE Fri August 26, 2005
Recorded By Views Validated by
Hidden 2523 Rod Blunt
Material Size (mm) Issue date
Silver 20mm 985 - 991 AD

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Description: Aethelred II (the Unready) silver penny.
Type: N 768, Second Hand Type, (Hild. B2) (985-991)
Obv. ∆–ELR∆D REX ANGLOX
Rev. CYNSIGE M-O LVND
The moneyer is Cynesige, mint is London (LVND).
978 - 1016 AD.
EMC number 1998.0045


Keywords: Aethelred II Penny
State: England Reign/Issue Authority: Aethelred II
Denomination: Penny Classification:
Mint: London Moneyer: Cynesige
Issue Date: 985 - 991 AD Metal: Silver
Weight (grams): 1.35g Diameter (mm): 20mm
Obverse Description: Diademed bust right; in front sceptre with trefoil head Obverse Legend: + ∆–ELR∆D REX ANGLOX
Reverse Description: Hand of providence with curve at each side of sleeve; at sides A. W. with pellets below Reverse Legend: CYNSIGE M-O LVND
References: Spink 1146; North 768 Comments:
Findspot: Near Worcester County: WORCESTERSHIRE
Recorded elsewhere: EMC Finder: Hidden
Metal Detector Used: Fisher CZ6 Validated By: Rod Blunt


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