Aethelred II - Leofthegn -
Northumbria, Æthelred II (c. 841-843-849/50), Styca, Phase IIa, ‘Special Motifs’, Leofthegn, +AEDELRED REX, geometric ‘swastika’ design, rev. +LEOFDEGN+, central motif (S4/6), 1.16g, 90° (Styca Supplement plate coin; SCBI 69, 981 this coin; North 188; Spink 866A plate coin).
Images and selected text reproduced by kind permission of Spink and Son Ltd, London, auction 21050, The Tony Abramson Collection of Dark Age Coinage - Part II - Northumbria, March 18th 2021, lot #514. Provenance: K Chapman, July 2008 ~ Reportedly found near York, 2004 ~ [EMC 2009.0087].