A vital clue in establishing Northumbrian chronology for early pennies

In late 2020, a find of an early Northumbria penny from Hayton, East Yorkshire, cast new light on the chronology of the northern royal silver coinage. The coin has a die link with an extremely rare type associated with the patrician king Æthelwald Moll, yet bears the named-moneyer reverse attributed to his son’s second reign three decades later. In this article, Tony Abramson suggests how this find may fit into the sequence.

 

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A vital clue in establishing Northumbrian chronology for early pennies
The significance of a new variety of early penny, of Æthelred by the moneyer Ceolbald, on Northumbrian monetary chronology.
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