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ID:     712236
Type:     Western Europe
Region:     England
City:     Kings of Wessex
Issuer:     Edward the Elder
Date Ruled:     899-924 AD
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Penny
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD Small cross/two-line (HCT 1) type. Late period, phase I, circa 915-920
Weight:     1.60 g
Die Axis:     8 h
Obverse Legend:     EADVVEARD REX
Obverse Description:     Small cross
Reverse Legend:     BEAHS/TAN MO
Reverse Description:     Legend in two lines; cross above, three crosses between, trefoil below
Mint:     London
Primary Reference:     CTCE 85
Reference2:     SCBI 26, 134
Reference3:     BMC 17
Reference4:     North 649; SCBC 1087
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     Good VF, even gray tone with golden hues around the devices
Notes:     Sale: Triton IX, Lot: 2236 Beahstan, moneyer