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ID:     76001853
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Western Europe
Region:     England
City:     Kings of Mercia
Issuer:     Coenwulf
Date Ruled:     796-821 AD
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Penny
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD circa 815-821
Weight:     1.32 g
Die Axis:     9 h
Obverse Legend:     +COENVVLF REX m
Obverse Description:     Diademed bust right
Reverse Legend:     +PERHEARDI MONETA (NE ligate)
Reverse Description:     Pincer cross type: voided and pelleted cross with open ends, wedges in quarters
Mint:     Canterbury
Primary Reference:     Blunt, Coinage, group IV, type A, 46
Reference2:     SCBI 20 (Mack), 585
Reference3:     BMC 87-9
Reference4:     North 347; SCBC 916
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=109528
Grade:     VF, toned, smoothing in obverse field, small section broken off and reattached, scratches under tone, light overall porosity
Notes:     Sale: CNG 76, Lot: 1853 Werheard, moneyer Rare.