Penny of Harthacnut

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 Harthacnut, and minted in Exeter by Manleof.
Accession Loan No.
66/1958/2
Simple Name
coin
Full Name
penny Harthacnut
Mint
Exeter
Common Name
penny of Harthacnut
Material
silver
Period Classification
Late Saxon (900-1066)
Collection Class
Numismatics
Collection Contintent
Europe
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Production Year Low
1040
Production Year High
1042
Moneyer
Manleof
Issuer Person
Harthacnut
Inscription / Transcription
+HARDCNVT RE; +MANLEOF ON ECXEC
Family Group

Dimensions
whole diameter 18 mm; whole depth 0.5 mm; whole weight 1.15 grams; whole weight 17.7 grains
Created At
2016-10-13 15:47:15
Updated At
2020-01-28 11:44:28

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