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AETHELRED I

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

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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 8790

Second reign 789-796 AD.Ar Sceat. Phase Ia. AEDILRED around cross surmounting quadripartite square. + CEOLBALD around central boss. Spink # 856. Pirie, Coins of Northumbria 3.1a. Chipped and repaired but still a very rare type.

285.00

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WS 8797

Second reign 790-796 AD. Ar Sceat. Phase Ia. + AEDILRED around small cross. + CEOLBALD around large pellet inside pelleted circle. Spink # 856. Small striking split at 1 o'clock due to being on a large thin flan. As struck.

375.00

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WS 8678

Second reign 790-796 AD. Ar Sceat. Phase Ia. + AEDILRED around boss inside pelleted circle. + CEOLBALD around boss inside pelleted circle. Attractive with a light grey tone.

325.00

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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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