Penny of Edward the Confessor

Description
This coin is part of an important collection of Saxon and early medieval coins held by the museum. The collection contains examples of coins minted in the Devon burgh towns of Exeter, Lydford, Barnstaple and Totnes. This penny was issued by Edward the Confessor, and minted in Lydford by Aelfric.
Accession Loan No.
246/1998/3
Simple Name
coin
Full Name
penny Edward the Confessor
Mint
Lydford
Common Name
penny of Edward the Confessor
Material
silver
Period Classification
Late Saxon (900-1066)
Collection Class
Numismatics
Collection Contintent
Europe
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Production Year Low
1042
Production Year High
1044
Moneyer
Aelfric
Issuer Person
Edward the Confessor
Inscription / Transcription
+AEDPERR.D REX A; +ELFRIC ON LYD
Created At
2016-10-13 15:47:18
Updated At
2016-10-13 15:47:18

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