Great Britain Silver & Bronze
AETHELRED II, (978-1016), silver penny, Helmet type, London Mint, issued 1003-1009, (1.22 g), obv. radiate helmeted bust to left, +EDELRED REX ANGL around, rev. long cross voided with three crescents at each end over square with trefoil at each end, +EAD MVN D M-O LVND (Eadmund of London), (S.1152, N.775, BMC viii). Red and gold patination, extremely fine and rare as such.
Ex Mark E. Freehill Collection, from Stephen Mitchell, September 1998 with his ticket.
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AETHELRED II, (978-1016), silver penny, Helmet type, London Mint, issued 1003-1009, (1.22 g), obv. radiate ...