Great Britain Silver & Bronze
EDWARD THE CONFESSOR, (1042-1066), silver penny, PACX type, London Mint, issued 1042-1044, (1.06 g), obv. diademed bust to left, in front holding a sceptre, EDPER D REX around, rev. voided short cross ending at legends, with P A X X arranged in angles, annulet in centre, around +EADPOLD ON LVND (Eadwold of London), (S.1172, North 814, BMC type IV, Br.4 var., SCBI Norweb 205 [This Coin], Carlyon-Britton Num. Chron. 1905, Pl.vii, 8 [This Coin], Dolley Num. Chron. 1966, p.215 [This Coin] listed). Extremely fine and very rare with PAXX on reverse.
Ex Mark E. Freehill Collection, from Noble Numismatics Sale 51 (lot 1164) from the Major P.W.P. Carlyon-Britton Collection (not in sale), the R.C. Lockett (lot 805 part) collections, Seaby Coin and Medal Bulletin October 1956 (8330) and E.P. Armitage Collection bought by Spink, May 1960, and Norweb Collections (Spink London, Sale 45 [lot 84]) with Norweb envelope.
R.H.M. Dolley suggests that all PAXX coins belong to the very outset of the emission of this type.
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EDWARD THE CONFESSOR, (1042-1066), silver penny, PACX type, London Mint, issued 1042-1044, (1.06 g), obv. ...