Coin - Penny, St. Eadmund, Danish East Anglia, England, circa 890-905 AD Numismatics Reg. No: NU 59

Silver coin; Denomination: penny
Moneyer: Estala

Viking Invaders, Memorial Saint Eadmund (Edmund) coinage by Danish settlers in East Anglia. Such coins were issued after the martyrdom of St. Eadmund in the early period of the development of his cult in the region.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 18 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 1.121 g (Weight)

More information

Tagged with: danish immigration
Themes this item is part of: Eugene von Guerard Collection, Migration Collection, Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Great Britain - Anglia
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: Viking Invaders
DateEra: circa 890-905 AD
Denomination: 1 Penny
Obverse Description: At the centre, within a line circle, A; around, SC EADMVN RX
Reverse Description: At the centre, within a line circle, a cross pattee; around, + ESTALA MoNE the NE in monogram
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Silver
Person Named: King Eadmund, East Anglia, England, Great Britain
References: North 483
  1. [Book], J. North, English Hammered Coinage, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 1963, p.73 no.483 Pages
  2. [Book], Philip Skingley - Spink & Sons Ltd., Coins of England and the United Kingdom, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 2007, p.111 no.960 Pages
  3. [Catalogue] Pullin, Ruth. 2011. Nature Revealed: Eugene von Guerard.

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