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Silver early penny, depicting the lion of Northumbria, with a cross and triquetra (symbol of Christian Holy Trinity), made during the reign of King Æthelred I of Northumbria (774-9). (De Wit Collection/Fitzwilliam Museum)

Silver early penny, depicting the lion of Northumbria, with a cross and triquetra (symbol of Christian Holy Trinity), made during the reign of King Æthelred I of Northumbria (De Wit Collection/Fitzwilliam Museum)

Silver early penny, Series Z, c. 715-20; the bearded and moustached face contrasts with the clean-shaven appearance of the previous coin. CM.1614-2007, De Wit Collection.

Silver early penny, Series Z, c. the bearded and moustached face contrasts with the clean-shaven appearance of the previous coin.

Reverse of Edward I long-cross penny found during investigations at Weedon Hill, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire. Long cross pennies were first issued during the reign of Henry III, to try to stop people clipping silver coinage.

Reverse of Edward I long-cross penny found during investigations at Weedon Hill, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire. Long cross pennies were first issued during the reign of Henry III, to try to stop people clipping silver coinage.

A coin of the Iceni

A coin of the Iceni

скифское золото фото: 21 тыс изображений найдено в Яндекс.Картинках

Constantine VI and Irene 780 790 gold coin another,example of Ancient Coin of beauty!

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Silver Celtic coin of horse and rider, La Tene culture, Bohemia, BC…

Back to Saxon (AD 450 - 1066) Title: Obverse of a silver penny of King Alfred: c. 880 Description: Obverse of a silver penny of King Alfred. This side of the coin (the 'head's' side) bears a bust of the king with a band around his head and an incription that reads: "AELFRED REX". On the other side of the coin there is a monogram made up of the letters "LVNDONIA" - medieval Latin for London. #Coins #GoldCoins #Silver #Coins #USCoins #TheHappyCoin

Back to Saxon (AD 450 - Title: Obverse of a silver penny of King Alfred…

Silver early penny, Series W, c. 700-15, bearing picture of man in beard and tunic carrying two crosses. CM.1635-2007, De Wit Collection.

Germanic or Insular: Silver early penny, Series W, c. bearing picture of man in beard and tunic carrying two crosses.

Ninth-century Anglo-Saxon coin. The face of this coin reads: Northumbria Aethelred II 854-62, Æ Sceat, 85Y-58, O: † Ediiredre, †, Rx: † Eurdreo †. Although this object is hundreds of years old it is still with us today, providing a small window into an intriguing past culture. While Anglo-Saxon coins are now sold among historical enthusiats and kept in museums, it is important to acknolwedge that this coin was once a daily part of people's lives.

Ninth-century Anglo-Saxon coin. The face of this coin reads: Northumbria Aethelred II

Tain Silver Brooches - inspired by early Pictish/Scottish designs

Tain Silver offers a fabulous range of Celtic jewellery, available in silver and gold, all hand-crafted in the Scottish Highlands.

Anglo-Saxon silver penny, 8th century, from the De Wit Collection

Anglo-Saxon silver penny, century, from the De Wit Collection - make pelicany

The beauty of Celtic coin is its abstracted representation of the designs and symbols.

The beauty of Celtic coin lies in the abstract representation of the subjects.

~ Coin : Rare English Gold Sovereign of Queen Mary | Sovereigns are large, thin gold coins that feature imposing portraits of the respective monarch. The Mary I Gold Sovereign coin was issued under the authority of the first Queen Regnant of England, Mary Tudor (Mary I), daughter of Henry VIII. She was also the the grand-daughter of Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand of Spain.

Rare English Gold Sovereign of Queen Mary. The Mary I Gold Sovereign coin was issued under the authority of Mary Tudor.

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