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2 edition of Anglo-Saxon pennies found in the catalog.

Anglo-Saxon pennies

James David Anthony Thompson

Anglo-Saxon pennies

Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

by James David Anthony Thompson

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Published by Published for the British Academy by the Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Numismatics, Anglo-Saxon,
  • Coins, Anglo-Saxon

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby J. D. A. Thompson
    SeriesSylloge of coins of the British Isles (British Academy) -- 7, Sylloge of coins of the British Isles (British Academy) -- 7
    ContributionsAshmolean Museum, British Academy
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 92 p.
    Number of Pages92
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14685680M

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    Anglo-Saxon art covers art produced within the Anglo-Saxon period of English history, beginning with the Migration period style that the Anglo-Saxons brought with them from the continent in the 5th century, and ending in with the Norman Conquest of a large Anglo-Saxon nation-state whose sophisticated art was influential in much of northern Europe.   For almost the same length of time, Don has been a keen metal detectorist and in March found a hoard of Anglo Saxon Silver pennies. As Don Author: Coinweek.

      I’m new to this forum and have been collecting ancient and medieval coins for 30 years. Lately have been focusing on Anglo Saxon silver pennies and Celtic coins of all types. I recently purchased the coin pictured and need some help identifying. It seems to . 1 Saxon penny = 20 (but also £10 - £30) 1 Saxon shilling = £ (5 or 6 pennies at various times.) 1 Saxon pound = £ ( pennies).


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The earliest Anglo-Saxon coins were imitations, or close copies, Anglo-Saxon pennies book gold tremisses that circulated across the English Channel in France. Since the 17th century, numismatists have called these rare Author: Mike Markowitz. The history of the English penny can be traced back to the Anglo-Saxon kingdoms of the 7th century: to the small, thick silver coins known to contemporaries as pæningas or denarii, though now often referred to as sceattas by numismatists.

Broader, thinner pennies inscribed with the name of the king were introduced to southern England in the middle of the 8th century. Anglo Saxon penny - Cnut - Aethelred 11 - Harold - Harthacnut - Edward the Confessor - pennies for sale.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Dolley, Michael. Anglo-Saxon pennies. London, Trustees of the British Museum, (OCoLC) Document Type. Anglo-Saxon Pennies [Michael Dolley] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying by: 5. ANGLO SAXON PENNIES Full round example of this classic Anglo Saxon coin.

None are recorded on SCBI/EMC. EXTREMELY RARE - nEF £ P21 EDWARD the CONFESSOR [] silver penny. Coinage in Anglo-Saxon England refers to the use of coins, either for monetary value or for other purposes, in Anglo-Saxon England during the early Medieval period. Archaeologists have uncovered large quantities of coins dating to the Anglo-Saxon period, either from hoards or stray finds, making them one of the most plentiful kinds of artefact that survive from this period.

17 Nov - English coins from the Anglo-Saxon period, c to See more ideas about English coins, Anglo saxon and Coins pins. Rare Anglo-Saxon penny spotted by a car salesman, 53, in a Faversham field could fetch up to £12, at auction. Penny bears the name of Jænberht, the Archbishop of Canterbury at the time.

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At the time, it was the first American coin to feature the Author: Jennie Cohen. Saxon Penny specialists Anglo Saxon pennies were minted in England from circa to AD We urgently want to buy Anglo Saxon pennies please contact us by clicking 'contact' below or e-mail: [email protected] In coin: Anglo-Saxon penny coinages.

English coinage proper began with the silver penny of Offa, king of Mercia (–). It was first struck at around the weight of the sceat, from aboutand its weight increased to about 22 1 / 2 grains (equal to to the Tower. Read More. SYLLOGE OF COINS OF THE BRITISH ISLES: UNIVERSITY COLLECTION READING, ANGLO-SAXON AND NORMAN COINS, ROYAL COIN CABINET STOCKHOLM, ANGLO-NORMAN PENNIES by listed, No author and a great selection of related books.

Coins are among the most important sources of information for the Anglo-Saxon period. In addition to what they tell us about the Anglo-Saxon economy, the combination of inscriptions and images provide evidence about kingship, religion and cultural identity.

Written by one of the foremost experts on Anglo-Saxon coins, this book provides an overview of Anglo-Saxon coins in their historical. This book is a must for anyone interested in these coins or in the Anglo - Saxon world illustrations are very helpful and bring the book to life.

Highly recommended.' 'Published in 'Sceattas pennies from heaven' explores the origin of the name sceattas and its correct Rating: % positive. The book will be of limited value for identifying Anglo-Saxon coins (although there are many color images of Anglo-Saxon coins and you may get lucky) – a guide to identifying Anglo-Saxon coins was not the authors intent, rather, this book is the story behind those coins and how they came to be here in the United Rating: % positive.

History. Anglo-Saxon silver pennies were the currency used to pay the Danegeld, essentially protection money paid to the Vikings so that they would go away and not ravage the land. As an illustration of how heavy a burden the Danegeld was, more Anglo-Saxon pennies from the decades around the first millennium have been found in Denmark than in England.

THE ANGLO-SAXON PENNIES FROM THE 'UPPER SOUTERRAIN' AT KNOWTH MICHAEL DOLLEY SINCE Dr. George Eogan, M.R.I.A., Lecturer in Archaeology at University College, Dublin, has been conducting a series of excavations at Knowth, one of three.

Beowulf: An Anglo-Saxon Epic PoemThis book include BEOWULF’S History and criticism. And John Lesslie Hall’s biography and his works. Hrothgar, king of the Danes, or Scyldings, builds a great mead-hall, or palace, in which he hopes to feast his liegemen and to give them presents.

The joy of king and retainers is, however, of short duration.3/5(2).When a merchant took a pound of silver to the king's mint to be coined into pennies, if his pound weighed grains, 10 THE ANGLO-SAXON KINGS he should have received back silver pennies, each weighing 24 grains, provided no charge was made for coining ; but, if he was given pennies, each weighing 2 2|- grains only, it would mean that.Money and Power in Anglo-Saxon England with Dr Rory Naismith (University of Cambridge) at Sutton Hoo Saturday, 7 th June The Anglo-Saxon period in England began with the collapse of the late Roman monetary system, but also saw the eventual establishment of a currency which would become a vibrant and dynamic entity – the basis of later medieval, and indeed modern, British currency.