Notice of an Anglo-Saxon Styca of Osbercht, King of Northumbria
Coins, Brass, Anglo-Saxon, Numismatics, Osbrecht, King of Northumbria
River Jed, Jedburgh, Scottish Borders, Scotland, Northumbria, England, UK
Ninth century, Medieval
The author suggests that a brass coin found in the River Jed belongs to the reign of the Northumbrian King Osbrecht. However, he does acknowledge that coins relating to this king are rare and notes some stylistic differences between this coin and other examples from the period. The article concludes with a brief explanation of the importance of this type of coin to Anglo-Saxon numismatics.