Penny of Stephen

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 Stephen, and minted in Exeter by Algar.
Accession Loan No.
78/1992
Collection Class
Numismatics
Common Name
penny of Stephen
Simple Name
coin
Full Name
penny Stephen type BMCI (Watford)
Dimensions
whole diameter 19 mm; whole depth 1 mm
Period Classification
Norman (1066-1200)
Production Year Low
1135
Production Year High
1138
Family Group

Material
silver
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe
Mint
Exeter
Moneyer
Algar
Issuer Person
Stephen
Inscription / Transcription
+ST[...] REX :; [ALG]AR : ON : EX[...

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