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Cnut Penny. Pointy Helmet

Cnut Penny. Pointy Helmet

King Cnut 1016-1035 Late Anglo-Saxon period AR Penny (18mm, 0.99 g, 12h). Pointed Helmet type (BMC xiv, Hild. G). London mint; Eadwine,…
Aethelred the Unraed

Aethelred the Unraed

Aethelred the Unraed is not so much unready as very badly counselled.  He was thrust to the throne as such…
Rosa Americana Penny

Rosa Americana Penny

  Daniel Howorth - Coins and Tokens Of The English Colonies. c. 1897. JE> Interesting to see that there was…
Rose Ryal of James I

Rose Ryal of James I

• IACOBVS • D’. G’. MAG’. BRIT’. FRAN’. ET • HIBER’. REX •, James enthroned facing, scepter in right hand,…
Agnus Dei penny of Æthelred II

Agnus Dei penny of Æthelred II

Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge Coin Of The Moment http://www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/dept/coins/exhibitions/CoinoftheMoment/AgnusDei/ In the 970s and after England developed a remarkable monetary system characterised…
King Demetrios Of Macedon

King Demetrios Of Macedon

  KINGS of MACEDON. Demetrios I Poliorketes. 306-283 BC. AR Tetradrachm (26mm, 17.20 g, 6h). Amphipolis mint. Struck circa 293-292…
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