Small 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 Lydford by Aethelred.
Accession Loan No.
9/2003
Collection Class
Numismatics
Common Name
small cross penny of Aethelred II
Simple Name
coin
Full Name
penny Aethelred II Small Cross type
Period Classification
Late Saxon (900-1066)
Family Group

Material
silver
Mint
Lydford
Moneyer
Aethelred
Issuer Person
Aethelred II

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