Silver Penny of King Edgar by Unknown Artist

Silver Penny of King Edgar, from the Gloucester Mint.

Details

Medium:
Silver
Art Fund grant:
£100 ( Total: £300)
Acquired in:
1971
Vendor:
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.

Venue details

Museum of Gloucester Brunswick Road, GLOUCESTER Gloucestershire GL1 1HP 01452 396 131 www.gloucester.gov.uk/citymuseum

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £5)

1 Apr – 30 Sep
Tue – Sat, 10am – 4pm

1 Oct – 31 Mar
Tues – Sat, 10am – 3pm
(Open Mon during school holidays)

Closed Christmas and New Year

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