Penny of Harold II

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 Harold II, and minted in Exeter by Brithric.
Accession Loan No.
66/1958/3
Simple Name
coin
Full Name
penny of Harold II
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Mint
Exeter
Common Name
penny of Harold II
Material
silver
Period Classification
Late Saxon (900-1066)
Collection Class
Numismatics
Collection Contintent
Europe
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Production Date
1066
Moneyer
Brithric
Issuer Person
Harold II
Inscription / Transcription
+HAROLD REX ANGL; +BRINTRIC ON EXE
Created At
2016-10-13 15:47:15
Updated At
2016-10-13 15:47:15