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DescriptionKings of All England. Aethelred II (978-1016) Penny ND (c. 997-1003) MS63 NGC, Lincoln mint, Aelfsige as moneyer, Long Cross type, S-1151, N-774. +ÆÐELRÆD REX ΛNGL, bare-headed bust left / +ÆLF | SIG | E M'O | LINC, voided long cross. A sharply struck and lustrous Penny, miraculously free from the peck marks which plague this issue. Aethelred's portrait is beautifully crisp as is the reverse cross, the entire piece exhibiting a light cabinet tone. A perfect representative of the type for the discerning hammered Penny collector.
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