England. Aethelred II 978-1016. AR Penny (20mm, 1.26g, 12h). Crux type (BMC iiia, Hild. C). London mint; moneyer Æthelræd. Struck circa 991-997. + ÆÐELRED REX ΛNGLOX, bareheaded draped bust left with scepter in front / +ÆÐERED M¯O LVN, short cross voided, C R V X in angles. BEH 2205; North 770; SCBI 7 (Copenhagen), 708; SCBI 65 (Norway), 255. Fine, struck with rusty dies, flat spots, peck marks, crack line within the flan.