The Numismatic Chronicle Volume 8

The Numismatic Chronicle Volume 8

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1846 edition. Excerpt: ... was not able to procure a sight of it, and cannot therefore say what was the type. There was also one penny of Edward the Confessor. ALDOVR ELDOVR EADPINE EALDGAR IDEN GODRIC GODRIC GODRIIC GODPINE GODPINE EADPINE LIOFOLD ELFSI FORN ELFPI PVLFPI DERMON COLENIC ERVN CINRIC GODPINE OLPVRN GODRIC SEFAR ERSTNER ALEIF ANTHOLF ANTHOLF ARCETEL HARTHVL LEIGSING OVTHBEORN. OVTHGRIM ROSFETEL SPEARTCOL ON EO SPEATCOL--E0 19. TI-IORR--EOFER 9. THORR--EOFERD 2. VLFCETEL--EO f MANNA--...AM. NAMEs DIFFERING FRoM RuDINo's LIST. JELFPEARD EALDGAR LEIGSING AELEFSIC ELDOVR LIOFOLD AEOLFSI ELFPI OLPVRN ALDOVR-ERSTNER ORDRIC ANEMVND ERVN PVLSI ARCETEL HARTHVL SEFAR BRIHTRIC FRITHCIGT SPEARTCOL COLBRAN IDEN SPEATCOL COLENIC IELNER VLFCETEL. DERMON NUMISMATIC SCRAPS.--No. III. Sum College, October 11, I845. SINCE I last wrote to you, some new coins have fallen in my way, which I think sufiiciently interesting to describe to you: I. A penny, which I hesitate not to ascribe to Henry IV.' and to one of his earlier coinages. It is very much clipped, on one side down to the inner circle, and is worn considerably about the edges; but in spite of this it weighs 14% grs., and must have weighed 18 when perfect. The workmanship, too, is that of an period earlier than Henry VI., the head and hair precisely like that of the last coinage of Richard II.; and the reverse almost a fac simile of the Durham penny of that king. The letters are old English, and where the N can be decyphered, it is not the Roman N which is employed. Obv.---I-IENRICVS. On the right of the crown, a star; on the left, an annulet, or pellet. l?--DVNOLM. Cross and pellets, as usual. I think the weight and workmanship of this coin, both on the obverse and reverse. justify its attribution to Henry...show more

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  • Paperback | 68 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236956079
  • 9781236956071