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
Simple Name
coin
Full Name
penny Stephen type BMCI (Watford)
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Mint
Exeter
Common Name
penny of Stephen
Material
silver
Period Classification
Norman (1066-1200)
Collection Class
Numismatics
Collection Contintent
Europe
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Production Year Low
1135
Production Year High
1138
Moneyer
Algar
Issuer Person
Stephen
Inscription / Transcription
+ST[...] REX :; [ALG]AR : ON : EX[...
Family Group

Dimensions
whole diameter 19 mm; whole depth 1 mm
Created At
2016-10-13 15:47:15
Updated At
2020-01-28 11:44:28

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