Viking imitation penny of Alfred the Great

Photo: York Museums Trust CC By SA2.0
Issued by: Alfred the Great
Denomination: Penny
Period: Anglo-Saxon
Date found: 07/11/2022
Location: Scarborough, North Yorkshire


A Viking imitation of a penny of Alfred the Great dating to AD 880-899. The obverse reads ÆL FR ED RE and the reverse LUDIG MON for the moneyer Ludig.