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
Collection Class
Numismatics
Common Name
long cross penny of Aethelred II
Simple Name
coin
Full Name
penny Aethelred II Long Cross type
Dimensions
whole diameter 20 mm; whole depth 0.5 mm
Period Classification
Late Saxon (900-1066)
Production Year Low
997
Production Year High
1003
Family Group

Material
silver
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe
Mint
Exeter
Moneyer
Wulfsige
Issuer Person
Aethelred II
Inscription / Transcription
+AEDELRAED REX ANGLO; +PVLFSIGE M’O EAXE

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