Long Cross penny of Edward the Confessor

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 Edward the Confessor, and minted in Exeter by Wulfnoth.
Accession Loan No.
7/1959/7
Collection Class
Numismatics
Common Name
Long Cross penny of Edward the Confessor
Simple Name
coin
Full Name
penny Edward the Confessor Long Cross type
Dimensions
whole weight 1.15 grams; whole weight 17.7 grains; whole die axis 360 degrees; (approx) whole diameter 18 mm; (approx) whole depth 1 mm
Period Classification
Late Saxon (900-1066)
Production Year Low
1042
Production Year High
1044
Family Group

Material
silver
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe
Mint
Exeter
Moneyer
Wulfnoth
Issuer Person
Edward the Confessor
Inscription / Transcription
=+EDPER;.D REX A; +PVLFN.OD . ON EX

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