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KINGS OF KENT AND MERCIA
Ecgberht
BMC 1
Ecgberht, King of Kent. Ca AD 765-785. AR Penny. 17mm, 1.17 g. Canterbury mint. Moneyer Udd. +EGCBERHT around Rx monogram. / VDD within dotted rectangle, cross pattée with dots in the quarters between spiral and triple pellet ornaments above and below. BMC 1; Chick Type 87; SCBI I, 428 (Fitz); North 200; SCBC 874 (this coin); Montagu Coll. 284; Seaby -.TextImage
Ecgberht
North 199
Babba
Ecgberht, King of Kent. Ca AD 765-785. AR Penny. 0.96 g. Canterbury mint. Moneyer Babba. +EGCBERHT around Rx monogram. / B-A-B-B-A around three crosses joined by a diamond shape in the centre. Chick 85d (this coin); North 199; SCBI XX, 639; Lockett III, 2628 (this coin).TextImage
Ecgberht
Seaby 874
Eoba
Ecgberht, King of Kent. Ca AD 765-785. AR Penny. 1.1 g. Canterbury mint. Moneyer Eoba. +EGCBERHT around Rx monogram. / E-O-B-A retrograde in the angles of a pattern comprised of dots in four rings around a central ring with a dot in its centre, together forming a cross. Seaby 874; Blunt 3; Chick 86d (this coin); North 201.TextImage
Seaby 877
Eaba
Cuthred, King of Kent. AR Penny. Moneyer Eaba. 1.4 g. AD 798-807. Canterbury mint. +CVDRED REX CANT, diademed and draped bust right. / +EABA MONETA around cross pommée over an X pattée (resembling a cross with 8 limbs) within lined circle. Seaby 877; BMC 6; North 211.TextImage
Seaby 878
Swefherd
England Kings of Kent. AR Penny, Canterbury mint. 1.38 g. Anonymous Issue. 822-823 AD. Moneyer Swefherd. + SWEFHERD MONETA around diademed head of king right. / DORO-BERNIA-CIVITA-S in four lines, cross pattee between dots above, dots below. North 221-1; Spink 878.TextImage
Seaby 880
Sigestaef
Baldred, King of Kent, AR Penny. Moneyer Sigestaef. 20 mm, 1.3 g. AD 823-825. Canterbury mint. +BELDRED REX CANT around small cross pattée. / +SIGESTEF around small cross pattée. Seaby 880; Blunt, Coinage Ba 12b; Evans 5 in NumCirc II (1882) (this coin); North 213; SCBC 880.TextImage
Seaby 881
Edelmod
England. Baldred, King of Kent. AR Penny, Rochester mint. 1.26 g. 823-825 AD. Moneyer Edelmod. + BALDRED REX II around draped and diademed bust right. / EDELMOD MONETA (NE ligate) around cross moline. Seaby 881.TextImage
KINGS OF MERCIA AND ARCHBISHOPS OF CANTERBURY
OFFA
Seaby 882Offa, King of Mercia, AR penny struck by Archbishop Jaenberht, Canterbury mint. AD 780-792. IAENBRHT AREP around an eight-pointed star in a circle / OFFA REX in two lines within Boeotian shield shaped border with cross above and dots around. Seaby 882; North 224; BMC Anglo Saxon 21.TextImage
Seaby 885
Aethelheard
England. Aethelheard, Archbishop of Canterbury under Offa of Mercia. AR Penny, 793-796 AD. 1.37 g. AEDILHEARD ARCGI in three sectioned lines, three dots in lower section. / M between lunettes, + OFFA REX in three sectioned lines, three dots in lower section. North 229; Seaby 885.TextImage
Seaby 889
Wulfred
England Wulfred, Archbishop of Canterbury in Mercia. AR Penny, 805-623. 1.41 g. Moneyer Saebhert. + VVLFRED ARCHIEPI, Tonsured, draped facing bust within inner circle, three dots to left and right of head. / + SVVEFHERD MONETA around monogram. North 240/1; Seaby 889; BMC-26; Lockett 3551 (this coin) Norweb 757 (this coin).TextImage
Seaby 904
Eoba
Kings of Mercia, Offa AR Penny. Canterbury mint. Light Coinage, Group I, ca 784-787. Moneyer Eoba or Heaberht. 1.27 g. OFRM around in angles of a cross formed by dots with A or K at it left and right ends, circle of dots in centre containing a small cross or X. / EOBA in the outer angles of a Celtic cross pattee, with a circle in the centre containing a small cross with a dot in each angle. Seaby 904.TextImage
Seaby 904
Tirwald
Offa, King of Mercia, AR penny, Canterbury mint. Moneyer Tirwald. AD 757-796. 1.21 gm. 16 mm. OFFA REX as single letters in crescents around a small flower within a circle / TIRWALD around circle with floral ornament within. Seaby 904; BMC Anglo Saxon 16; EMC 2004.0070.TextImage
Seaby 905
Dudda
Offa, King of Mercia, AR penny, London mint. Moneyer Dudda. AD 757-796. 1.22 gm. 16 mm. OFFA REX, pearl diademed, draped bust right, quatrefoil behind head / +-d-U_d in the angles of a cross formed by four lobes with small saltires in the centre, nine dots spaced around the edge. Seaby 905; North 296; BMC Anglo Saxon 13 var (has a long cross before the bust).TextImage
Seaby 905
Eadhun
Offa, King of Mercia, AR penny, London mint. Moneyer Eadhun. AD 757-796. 0.95 gm. 16 mm. OFFA, draped bust right with elaborate, plaited hair, three dots in a vertical line behind head / +EADHVN around diamond shaped compartment with cross at each point and cross in the centre. Seaby 905; North 303; Chick 31b (this coin); BMC Anglo Saxon 15.TextImage
Seaby 905
Ealmund
Offa, King of Mercia, AR penny, London mint. Moneyer Ealmund. AD 757-796. 1.06 gm. 16 mm. OFFA REX MERCIOR, diademed, draped bust right / +EALMVND around diamond shaped compartment with floral ornament within. Seaby 905; North 308; Chick 47a; BMC Anglo Saxon 16.TextImage
Seaby 905
Ealmund (2)
Offa, King of Mercia, AR penny, London mint. Moneyer Ealmund. AD 757-796. 1.0 g. 16 mm. OFFA REX, diademed, draped bust right, X at lower left and right / +EALMVND around long cross with globes surrounded by dots at the ends, petals in the angles. Seaby 905; Chick 50r.TextImage
Seaby 905
Ibba
England, Offa, King of Mercia. AR Penny, Canterbury mint, 787-792 AD. Moneyer Ibba. 1.18 g. OFF REX in four lines to left and right of diademed and draped bust right. / IBBA in the angles of a floriate cross with diamond-shaped centre containing a small cross. North 301; Seaby 905; Blunt 65.TextImage
Seaby 905
Winoth
Offa, King of Mercia, AR penny, Canterbury mint. Moneyer Winoth. AD 757-796. 1.07 gm. 16 mm. +OFFA REX+, radiate, draped bust right / WINOTH in Runic script around diamond shaped compartment with dot in circle in the centre. Seaby 905; North cf 307 and 282; BMC Anglo Saxon 29.TextImage
Seaby 907
Epelnop
Offa, King of Mercia, AR penny, London mint. Moneyer Epelnop (Ethelnoth). AD 757-796. 0.98 gm. 16 mm. OFFA REX (diamond shaped O), above and beneath two crescent-shaped lines with a cross to left and right / EPEL NOP (diamond shaped O) in two lines divided by a dotted line with large fleurs de lis or anchors at each end, crosses above and below. Seaby 907; Chick Type 119; Blunt 53; BMC 50 var.TextImage
Seaby 907
Wilhun
England, Offa, King of Mercia. 757-796 AD. AR penny, 1.33 g. Moneyer Wilhun. London mint. m +OFFA REX in three lines. / VVILHVN in two lines with a cross in crescent to left and right. North 324; SCBC 907; Blunt 104.TextImage
Seaby 909
Eoba
Cynethryth, Wife of Offa, AR Penny. Moneyer Eoba. 1.1 g. AD 780-784. Canterbury mint. EOBA before draped bust right, hair in curls, long cross behind head with a dot in each of the angles. / CYNEdRFd REGINA around double circle containing barred Mercian "m". Seaby 909; BMC 59; North 339; Blunt 117; Chick 138c (this coin, of four recorded); EMC 2004.0130 (this coin).TextImage
Seaby 909
Eoba (2)
Cynethryth, wife of Offa. 757-796. AR Penny 1.05 g. Struck circa 787-792. Canterbury mint. Moneyer Eoba. EOBA before draped bust right, fine radiate lines in hair, three dots behind head. / +CFNE •R•Y •R•EGIN•A around, Mercian 'm' with bar and dots in central circle. SCBI 16 (Norweb), 93; North 339; SCBC 909.TextImage
Seaby 910Cynethrith, Wife of Offa, Kings of Mercia. AR Penny, Canterbury mint, struck c. 784). 1.10 g. + CfnedRed REGINA around inner beaded circle containing Mercian "M". / + ETBA on quatrefoil leaves with lis at angles. North 340 var.; Seaby 910.TextImage
COENWULF
Seaby 914
Dudda
Coenwulf, King of Mercia, AR Tribrach Penny. Moneyer Dudda. 1.22 g. AD 796-805 AD. Canterbury mint. +COENVVL'F REX around a dotted circle around Mercian 'M'. / +DVDA in the angles of an ornate tribrach. Seaby 914; BMC 94; North 342; EMC 2008.0480 (this coin).TextImage
Seaby 914 var
Ethelmod
Coenwulf, King of Mercia, AR Penny. Moneyer Ethelmod. 20 mm, 1.4 g. AD 796-821. Canterbury mint. +COENVVLF REX around a barred Mercian 'm' with a lined circle. / :EDELMOD around tribrach of double lines with a crescent in each angle at the centre. Seaby 914 var (no crescents); North 342 var (ditto); BMC 97-98 var (ditto); EMC 2015.0154 (this coin).TextImage
Seaby 915
Sigebeghrt
Coenwulf, Kings of Mercia. AR Penny, ND (Canterbury mint, struck c. 805-810). 1.39 g. 796-821 AD. Cross and Wedges issue; Group II, Portrait type. Moneyer Sigeberht, moneyer. + COENVVLF REX M around diademed and draped bust right. / + SIGEBERHTI MONETA around cross pommee with wedge in each angle. North-344; S-915.TextImage
Seaby 916
Diormod
Coenwulf, King of Mercia, AR Penny. Moneyer Diormod. 20 mm, 1.41 g. AD 810-821. Canterbury mint. +COENVVVLF REX M around diademed, draped bust right. / +DIORMOD MONETA around double pincer cross on cross pommée with dot in the centre and wedges in the angles. Seaby 916; North 347; Naismith C39.1e (this coin): SCBI Hunterian 337.TextImage
Seaby 919
Lul
Coenwulf. Kings of Mercia. AR Penny, East Anglian mint, struck ca. 810-820). 1.43 g. Moneyer Lul. + CONVVLC VEX M, crude diademed and draped bust right. / Quatrefoil with beaded dividers; +LVL, each with a dot, around the leaves. North 363; Seaby 919.TextImage
Seaby 920
Hereberht
Coenwulf, King of Mercia. AR Penny, AD 796-821). Moneyer Hereberht. +COENVVLF REX, diademed bust right. / +HEREBERHT around cross crosslet in circle. Seaby 920; North 364.TextImage
Seaby 920
Wodel
Coenwulf, King of Mercia, AR penny, East Anglian mint. Moneyer Wodel. AD 796-821. 1.16 g. 16 mm. +COENVVLF REX M clockwise from top left, diademed head right / POBEL+ (L inverted) around a cross with a dot in circle at each point and dot in circle in the centre. Seaby 920; North 369; BMC Anglo Saxon 91 var (shapes at the ends of the cross).TextImage
BEORNWULF
Seaby 929
Eacga
Beornwulf, Kings of Mercia. AR Penny, East Anglian mint. 1.45 g. 823-825 AD. Type II, Portrait type. Moneyer Eacga. + BEORNPVLF RE, bare-headed, draped bust right (the drapery shown as two crescents). / + GAEVC (moneyer's name retrograde) around central cross crosslet. North 397; Seaby 929; Carlyon-Britton 855 (this coin); Norweb III, 74 (this coin).TextImage
Seaby 929
Eadnoth
Beornwulf, King of Mercia, AR Portrait Penny, 823-825 AD, type II, BMC type 114. 1.00 gr. moneyer Eadnoth, East Anglian mint. +BEOR[ ]VLF RE, stylised profile bust right / +[ ]DHOP MONET, cross crosslet. Seaby 929; N. 397; see EMC 2008.0434 (same dies).TextImage
Seaby 930
Eadgar
Beornwulf, Kings of Mercia. AR Penny, East Anglian mint. 1.32 g. 823-825 AD. Crude Profile Portrait type. Moneyer Eadgar. PEORVULF REX, partly upside down and retrograde, debased, diademed and draped bust right. / + EADGAR in two lines, divided by two lines with a hook on each end, "infinity"-like symbol between two dots to left and right in the central section. North 397 var; Seaby 930 var.TextImage
CEOLWULF II
Seaby 944
Liofwald
Ceolwulf II, King of Mercia, AD 874, AR Penny. Cross-Lozenge type. 1.36 g. Moneyer Liofwald. CIOLWL F REX, diademed and draped bust right, three dots at the end of the legend. / LIOFVALD MONET in the angles of cross crosslet with diamond-lozenge shaped centre with plain small cross within. North 429; Seaby 944; BMC 403. Cuerdale Hoard 458 (this coin).TextImage
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