Henry I Silver Penny 1100-1135AD Profile Left Totnes


Code: EN555

Henry I Silver Penny 1100-1135AD Profile Left, Totnes mint.
21mm, 1.34g Official edge snick (Contemporary, to certify authenticity)

This is the first profile left penny struck at Totnes recorded, an important coin!

Recorded with the EMC

Following the death of William Rufus, his younger brother Henry claimed the thrown of England. Notably, there was a period of monetary crisis during the reign, which led to a public lack of confidence in the quality of the coinage minted. In response, coins were officially mutilated with an edge incision when issued to force the public to accept damaged coins.

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