Penny of John

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 King John, and minted in Exeter by Gilebert.
Accession Loan No.
205/1999/1
Collection Class
Numismatics
Common Name
penny of John
Simple Name
coin
Full Name
penny John
Dimensions
; ; whole die axis 270 degrees
Period Classification
Early Medieval (1200-1400)
Production Year Low
1205
Production Year High
1210
Family Group

Material
silver
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe
Mint
Exeter
Moneyer
Gilebert
Issuer Person
John
Inscription / Transcription
+HENRICVS RE X +; +GILE|BERD . ON . EC

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