Penny of Henry 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 Henry II, and minted in Exeter by Guncelin.
Accession Loan No.
113/1991
Collection Class
Numismatics
Common Name
penny of Henry II
Simple Name
coin
Full Name
penny Henry II, Tealby type A2
Dimensions
whole diameter 20 mm; whole depth 1 mm
Period Classification
Norman (1066-1200)
Production Year Low
1158
Production Year High
1161
Family Group

Material
silver
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe
Mint
Exeter
Moneyer
Guncelin
Issuer Person
Henry II
Inscription / Transcription
+HENRI REX ANGL; +GVNCELIN : ON : EXC

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