Local Issue - York -
Aethelstan Silver Penny. Obverse: Small cross, +AEDLSTAN REX with three small triangles forming a pyramidal motif. Reverse: Tower dividing EB OR AC AE over moneyers name, REGNALD MON +. Trefoil of pellets each side of MON. Moneyer Regnald at the York mint. Size: 22mm, Weight: 1.32 g.
Reference: North 684, BMC IV. Recorded on the Early Medieval Coin Corpus as: EMC 2019.0328.
An Extremely rare issue of the tower type displaying both the moneyers name and mint. This piece represents the first recorded coin of it's type as a single find since the EMC started recording over 20 years ago. All other examples have been found in hoards. Auctioned by Hansons, May 2020.