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ID:     712233
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Western Europe
Region:     England
City:     Kings of Mercia
Issuer:     Offa
Date Ruled:     757-796 AD
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Penny
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD circa 792-796
Weight:     1.35 g
Die Axis:     9 h
Obverse Legend:     m / +OFFA / REX
Obverse Description:     m +OFFA REX in three lines divided by dotted lines
Reverse Legend:     VVIL• / HVN
Reverse Description:     VVIL• HVN within lunate cartouche with indented sides, crosses at sides
Mint:     Canterbury
Primary Reference:     Blunt 104 (same dies)
Reference2:     SCBI -
Reference3:     BMC -
Reference4:     North 324; SCBC 907
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=77461
Grade:     Good VF, sharp strike, gun-metal gray toning
Notes:     Sale: Triton IX, Lot: 2233 Wilhun, moneyer From the Dr. Thomas Dailey Collection.