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Edward the Confessor, Transitional Facing Bust Pyramids type

Anglo-Saxons, Edward the Confessor (1042-66), Transitional Facing Bust Pyramids type, Worcester, Wicing. One of the finest specimens known of this extremely rare variety; it seems to have been the substantive issue at Worcester and Droitwich (see Stewart & Blunt, BNJ 48 (1978), 52-57). Bt Dr W. J. Conte 2003; bt Spink 1989; found London (Thames Exchange).

(CM.1914-2003)

Given by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum