England. Aethelred II 978-1016. AR Half Penny (10mm, 0.65g, 6h). Crux type (BMC iiia, Hild. C). Uncertain mint; uncertain moneyer. Struck circa 991-997. [+ÆÐEL]RED REX ΛN[GLOX], bareheaded draped bust left with scepter in front / +SIG[____]ECI, short cross voided, [C R V] X in angles. North 770. Very Fine, peck marks.
The cut along the cross line indicates that this coin was cut during its circulation.