Unique Anglo-Saxon silver coin found by metal detectorist
A unique silver penny of Æthelberht II is estimated to realize between £15,000 and £20,000 (about $25,104 to $33,472 U.S.) in a June 11 auction.
An Unique and Important Anglo-Saxon Gold Thrymsa from the Post-Crondall Phase, a Recently Discovered Masterpiece from this Period of Anglo-Saxon Numismatic Art
ANGLO-SAXON, Post-Crondall Phase. Circa 655-675. AV Thrymsa – Shilling (13mm, 1.26 g, 6h). Uncertain mint. + ΛVИΛQHTΛVOΛ in margin, bare head, with hair in rows of curls, right within coiled snake / + ΛOmCИVΛTOΛ, Latin cross set on annulet, annulets at ends of limbs, all within two concentric dotted circles terminating at the base annulet. Unpublished, but cf. SCBI 60 (BM), 21 for a similar reverse type on a gold issue, and 78–86 for similar types and iconography on silver sceatts (Series…
Archaeologists reveal findings of Prittlewell Anglo-Saxon burial - HeritageDaily - Archaeology News
Previously hidden secrets and insights into the Prittlewell princely burial and the man buried have been painstakingly reconstructed by a team of over 40 archaeological experts. - HeritageDaily - Archaeology News
Buried treasure: top 10 finds
This week, the 1.5 millionth discovery made by the public has been recorded on the British Museum’s Portable Antiquities Scheme (PAS) database. The PAS scheme, which was launched in 1997, records archaeological finds discovered in England and Wales by members of the public. Since then, colleagues from the British Museum and Amgueddfa Cymru – National [...]
Anglo-Saxon Thegns Vs. The Norse Viking Warriors - Warfare History Network
To a casual observer, there would be little to distinguish an Anglo-Saxon thegn from his Norse Viking counterpart.
Rare 1,300-year-old Saxon coin sells for £32,000 at auction
The antique 9th Century Saxon find was discovered by metal detectorist Andy Hall while searching a muddy field in Wiltshire for buried treasure.
Old British Anglo Saxon Hammered Coin Antique King Aethelred | Etsy
A beautiful original King Aethelred the Unready silver helmet type silver penny. This coin is known as a helmet type due to the kings headwear on the front of the coin. This type of coin was issued during the reign of King Aethelred (978 - 1016) making it over 1000 years old. This coin was minted
Ancient to Medieval (And Slightly Later) History
Coin of the last Anglo-Saxon king of England: A silver penny of King Harold II, PAX type, by the moneyer Oswold at the Lewes mint, struck January-October 1066. The Anglo-Saxon rule of England ended...
shield | British Museum
Reconstruction of the Sutton Hoo shield, using original gold, garnet, copper alloy and iron fittings and modern replica fittings on a modern lime wood shield board. Original fittings used in the reconstruction are separately registered.
Skeletons buried near Bamburgh Castle were the remains of visitors
Over the past 20 years, experts from Durham University have been studying the remains of 110 Anglo-Saxons found buried in the dunes near the Northumberland castle.
Sceat 730-735 Great Britain Coin, Anglo-Saxon, Pedigree, Silver AU(50-53)
Sceat 730-735 Great Britain Coin, Anglo-Saxon, Pedigree, Silver AU(50-53) ✓ Coins and Coin Collecting ✓ MA-Shops warranty with certified dealers ✓ Coins, medals and banknotes from ancient to modern.
Genuine Old English Hammered Anglo Saxon King Canute (Cnut) Solid SIlver Antique Penny Coin 1024 - 1030, British, Collectable
A super original King Canute silver pointed helmet type silver penny. This coin is known as a pointed helmet type due to the headwear that can be seen in the kings portrait. This type of coin was issued in the mid years of King Canutes reign between the years of 1024 and 1030, making this coin