Long cross penny of Aethelred II

Description
This coin is part of an important collection of Saxon and early medieval coins held by the museum. The collection contains examples of coins minted in the Devon burgh towns of Exeter, Lydford, Barnstaple and Totnes. This penny was issued by Aethelred II, and minted in Exeter by Wulfsige.
Accession Loan No.
61/1990
Simple Name
coin
Full Name
penny Aethelred II Long Cross type
Mint
Exeter
Common Name
long cross penny of Aethelred II
Material
silver
Period Classification
Late Saxon (900-1066)
Collection Class
Numismatics
Collection Contintent
Europe
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Production Year Low
997
Production Year High
1003
Moneyer
Wulfsige
Issuer Person
Aethelred II
Inscription / Transcription
+AEDELRAED REX ANGLO; +PVLFSIGE M’O EAXE
Created At
2016-10-13 15:47:15
Updated At
2016-10-13 15:47:15