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Edward the Elder Penny Deorwald

Edward the Elder (899-924), King of Wessex, silver Penny, two line type, moneyer Deorwald, small cross pattée, circles and legend surrounding, + EADVVEARD REX, rev. three crosses pattée across centre, moneyer name in two lines, DEORV/VALD MO pellet above and below, weight 1.60 g, (N.649; S.1087). Toned, with some light deposit around some letters, otherwise good very fine.

The legends translate on obverse as "Edward King" and reverse "Deorwald Moneyer". Most interestingly Deorwald is the Moneyer responsible for the unique gold Penny of Edward the Elder S.1087A, which was written up fully by Christopher Blunt in an article in the 1945 British Numismatic Journal.

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Purchased from A H Baldwin & Sons Ltd, Summer 2006.

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