Æthelwulf Saxon penny

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Re: Saxon penny? Id’d Æthelwulf

Post by Saki » Tue May 15, 2018 8:12 pm

Me and my boy wrote:
Tue May 15, 2018 3:32 pm
Just had it identified by Dr Martin Allen.


Æthelwulf of Wessex, Rochester mint, moneyer Beagmund (North 592). This is type R19.1 in Rory Naismith's book The Coinage of Southern England 796-865, which records seven other coins of this type.

The obverse reads EÐEL[VV]LFRE[X] and the reverse reads +BEAGMUND.


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Well found. Well done. And fair play to Dr.Allen ::g
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Re: Saxon penny? Id’d Æthelwulf

Post by SuperRed » Tue May 15, 2018 10:02 pm

Me and my boy wrote:
Tue May 15, 2018 3:32 pm
Just had it identified by Dr Martin Allen.


Æthelwulf of Wessex, Rochester mint, moneyer Beagmund (North 592). This is type R19.1 in Rory Naismith's book The Coinage of Southern England 796-865, which records seven other coins of this type.

The obverse reads EÐEL[VV]LFRE[X] and the reverse reads +BEAGMUND.


WELL CHUFFED.
Absolutely brilliant - well done!! ::g what a great incentive for all!! Very pleased for you :))
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Re: Æthelwulf Saxon penny

Post by PHILLUCKY » Wed May 16, 2018 12:07 pm

what a great find - well done bet u are chuffed ::g

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Re: Æthelwulf Saxon penny

Post by bazzerhut » Wed May 16, 2018 3:11 pm

That's a beauty, and very well done indeed to find the offcut.

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Re: Æthelwulf Saxon penny

Post by shaggybfc » Wed May 16, 2018 4:33 pm

What a lovely coin. ::g ::g
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