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AETHELRED I

774-779/80 AD (First reign) 789-796 AD (Second reign)

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WS 6815

Second reign 789-796 AD. Ar Sceat. Phase Ia. AEDILRED around Rx monogram (legend starts at six o'clock). + CEOLBALD around boss inside pelleted circle. 0.9 g. Spink # 856. Pirie, Coins of Northumbria 3.1b. Rare type.

325.00

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WS 7694

Second reign 789-796 AD. Ar Sceat. Phase Ia. X AEDIL'RED around small cross with a pellet in each angle, inside pelleted circle. + CEOLBALD around boss inside pelleted circle. Spink # 856. Booth: BAR 180, 1987 # 12 (same dies). Note the initial cross in the obverse legend is actually an X (possibly for Rex) with a pellet in each angle. Oval flan and off centre but interesting as this is one of the rarer Ceolbald motif types.

445.00

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WS 8316

Second reign 789-796 AD. Ar Sceat. Phase Ia. + AEDILRED R (bar above the final R) around small cross. + CVDHEARD (Cudheard) around small cross. 0.9g. Spink # 856. Same obverse die as EMC number 1986.5015. Note the bar above the final R for Rex. Cudheard is the only moneyer known to strike coins for Eardwulf (796-806 AD). He uses the same technique of the bar above the final R for this coinage as well.

395.00

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