Coins

From the collection of John Nicholas Cross

King Alfred penny obverse of King Alfred penny
reverse of King Alfred penny
Silver Penny of king Athelbearht I of Wessex (858 – 865 / 6 AD) obverse (heads) inscription reads: +AEDELBEARHT REX, around bare head, facing right
reverse (tails) inscription reads: +MANI NIC MO NETA, spaced between large cross pattee
late ‘irregular’ Northumbrian Styca, with blundered meaningless legends on both sides. Struck c. 840′s – 850′s AD, perhaps at York obverse (heads) inscription reads: +EADVVLF, around pellet in circle
 reverse (tails) inscription reads: +NAEDAB, retrograde, with some letters reversed, around pellet in circle