Lot 3002: Anglo-Saxon Coins - Aethelstan I - East Anglia / Eadgar - Omega Cross Penny
December 10, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 825-840 AD. Obv: cross with omega at base with +EDELSTAHDEX legend with inverted letters and X of crescents. Rev: small cross and pellets with +EADGSAIR MON legend for the moneyer Eadgar with inverted and reversed letters. S. -; N. -; Naismith E34a (EMC 2005.0287, same dies). See Early Medieval Corpus, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, reference EMC 2016.0271 (this coin). 1.25 grams. . Found Rivenhall, Essex, UK, 2016.
Condition Report: Near as struck; slightly bent with associated flan crack. Extremely rare; only the second example recorded for this moneyer.