Mercia, Burgred Penny

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Mercia, Burgred Penny

Burgred, King of Mercia (852-874), silver Penny, Moneyer Beagstan, diademed bust right to bottom of coin, linear inner circle and legend around, toothed border around rim both sides, legend commences lower left, BVRGRED REX- rev. three line inscription across lunettes above and below, BEAGSTA / N MON / ETA .:, weight 1.60g (N.423; S.942E). Toned good very fine.

Provenance:
Ex Spink and Son Ltd, purchased 25th March 2002.

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