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No 792 King Alfred Offering Piece

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No 792 King Alfred Offering Piece.

These ‘offering pieces’ were produced in the reign of Alfred the Great weighing the equivalent of six regular pennies, which were made as alms-pieces, probably to be sent abroad. It is suggested that they were minted in Winchester.

Obv: AELFRED REX SAXONVM
Rev: ELIMO?? Abbreviation of ELIMOSINA translated as Romescot possibly money paid to Rome.


Made from a modern die cut by a master craftsman to represent this type and hand struck from pewter.

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