Silver Penny of King Edgar, from the Gloucester Mint.
Silver Penny of King Edgar by Unknown Artist, 959975
© Museum of Gloucester
- Art Fund grant:
- £100 ( Total: £300)
- Acquired in:
- A H Baldwin & Sons
The Gloucester mint was first recorded under Alfred and not closed until after the death of Henry III. On one side, a profile bust of the king wearing a diadem with the legend EADGAR REX ANGLOR, and reads on the other WYNSIGE ON GLEAV, the moneyer.
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