Harold II Silver Penny 1066AD York


Code: ES717

Harold II Silver Penny 1066AD York
19mm, 1.34g

The son of Earl Godwine of Wessex and brother-in-law to Edward the Confessor,
Harold was successful in preventing an invasion by the Norwegian king Harald Hardrada in 1066, but later that year was then famously defeated at The Battle of Hastings by William the Conqueror. His coinage comprises variations of the ‘PAX type’ silver penny.

This example showing some clear portrait details.

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