Penny of Harold I

Description
This coin was minted in Exeter during the reign of King Harold I by the moneyer Edmaer. Harold I was also called Harold Harefoot because of his skill at hunting. He was the son of Cnut, the Viking King of Denmark, Norway, Sweden and England.
Accession Loan No.
60/1990
Simple Name
coin
Full Name
penny Harold I
Mint
Exeter
Common Name
penny of Harold I
Material
silver
Period Classification
Late Saxon (900-1066)
Collection Class
Numismatics
Collection Contintent
Europe
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Production Date
1040
Moneyer
Edmaer
Issuer Person
Harold I
Inscription / Transcription
+HAROLD REC; +EDMAER ON ECXE:
Family Group

Dimensions
whole diameter 18 mm; whole depth 0.5 mm; whole weight 16.8 grains; whole die axis 180 degrees
Created At
2016-10-13 15:47:15
Updated At
2020-01-28 11:44:28

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