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Who was the only Anglo-Saxon queen ever depicted on a coin?

Question #149048. Asked by pehinhota.
Last updated Nov 14 2022.
Originally posted Nov 05 2022 8:46 AM.

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Nov 05 2022, 9:26 AM
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This is how the coin looks like:

link https://coinparade.co.uk/780-penny-cynethryth-wife-of-offa/

The obverse side shows her face and the inscription "EOBA", most probably the name of the moneyer who minted the coin. The reverse side shows the inscription "CYNETHRYTH REGINA M(erciorum)", meaning "Queen Cynethryth of Mercia".

Response last updated by wellenbrecher on Nov 14 2022.
Nov 14 2022, 6:40 PM
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