Alfa Numismatics

Auction 7

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Alfa Numismatics, Auction 7

Medieval Europe including Belgium, Bohemia, England, Germany, Denmark, Switze...

Su, 15.08.2021, from 6:00 PM CEST
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England. Aethelred II. 978-1016. AR Half Penny (9.5mm, 0.88g, 7h). Long Cross type (BMC IVa, Hild. D). Uncertain mint; Wulfric moneyer. Struck circa 997-1003. [+ÆÐELRED] REX ΛNGLOX, bareheaded draped bust left / +PVLFRIC [___], long cross voided with each limb terminating in three crescents. North 774. Very Fine.

According to Jonsson and Van der Meer study in “Mints and Moneyers c. 973 - 1066” Wulfric was a prolific moneyer that worked at the following mints Canterbury, Chichester, Colchester, Dover, Exeter, Gloucester, Hastings, Hertford, Huntingdon, Leicester, Lewes, Lincoln, London, Northampton, Pershore, Rochester, Shaftesbury, Southwark, Stamford, Steyning, Wareham, Warwick, Winchester, Worcester and York.

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