Kings of Northumbria Eanred 810-841AD Copper Styca


Code: RS793

Kings of Northumbria Eanred 810-841AD Copper Styca,

Various central motifs/MONNE

S862, 12x13mm, 1.28g

Provenance will be provided.

Eanred (c. 810-840?) – little is known about Eanred, his dates of reign largely originating from a 13th century source. However, it is possible that during his reign Northumbria became a vassal state of Wessex – the entry in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle for 829 states that Egbert of Wessex marched north and obtained their submission. Under his reign, the silver/base silver sceatta had all its precious metal content removed, becoming the copper-alloy or brass styca.

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