Pictures of Coins of the UK

by Tony Clayton


One Penny (Silver)


Halfpence <<-- : -->> Copper Pennies (1797-1860)

History of the Penny
Values of Silver One Penny Coins
Values of Copper or Bronze One Penny Coins


Please note: as the images have come from a wide range of sources, they are not to scale relative to each other.


Edward the Elder (899 - 924)


Edward the Elder annexed all England south of the Humber Estuary.

Edward the Elder Penny

Small Cross type Penny
Moneyer: BONVS HOMOMO

Courtesy of Sylvester

During the early part of his reign (895-902), in Northern England the Northumbrian Vikings issued coins, with this example possibly from York.

 Penny

Cunnetti type Penny
CNVT REX on obverse

Courtesy of Jean ELSEN & ses Fils


Aethelstan (924 - 939)


Aethelstan Penny

North Eastern type Penny
Moneyer: Asulf

Courtesy of Sylvester


Eadred (946 - 955)


Eadred Penny

North Western issue Penny
Moneyer: Reded Denec

S.1113
Courtesy of Spink


Eadgar (959 - 975)


Eadgar Penny

Small Cross type Penny
Moneyer: Herolf

Courtesy of Jean ELSEN & ses Fils S.A.


Aethelred II (978 - 1016)


Aethelred II Penny

Long Cross penny
Moneyer: Aelfsige of Barnstaple

Courtesy of Jean Elsen & Ses Fils S.A.

Aethelred II Penny

Long Cross penny
Moneyer: Goda of Lydford

Courtesy of Spink

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Cnut (1016 - 1035)


Cnut Penny

Quatrefoil type Penny
Moneyer: Ulfgrim of York

Courtesy of Jean ELSEN & ses Fils

Cnut Penny

Short Cross type Penny
Moneyer: Brunstan of Thetford

Courtesy of Sylvester

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Harold I (1035 - 1040)


Harold I Penny

Long Cross Fleur-de-Lis type penny
Moneyer: Aethelric of Oxford

Courtesy of Jean Elsen & Ses Fils S.A.


Harthacnut (1035 - 1042)


Harthacnut Penny

Arm and Sceptre type penny
Moneyer: Wulfheah of Derby

S.1168
Courtesy of Spink


Edward The Confessor (1042 - 1066)


Edward The Confessor Penny

Radiate type Penny
Moneyer: Leofric of Sandwich

Courtesy of Spink

Edward The Confessor Penny

Trefoil Quadrilateral type Penny
Moneyer: Brunman of Dover

Courtesy of Spink

Edward The Confessor Penny

Coronation (or Sovereign) type Penny
Moneyer: Thor of York

Courtesy of Jean ELSEN & ses Fils S.A.

Edward The Confessor Penny

Hammer Cross type Penny
Moneyer: Deorman of Steyning

Courtesy of Jean ELSEN & ses Fils S.A.

Edward The Confessor Penny

Pyramids type Penny
Moneyer: Ifing of Winchester

Courtesy of Jean ELSEN & ses Fils S.A.

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Harold II (1066)


Harold II Penny

Pax Type Penny, obverse
Moneyer: Roscetel of York

Courtesy of Michael Trenerry


William I (1066 - 1087)


William I Penny

Two Stars Type Penny
Moneyer: Godpine (Godwine) of London

Courtesy of Spink.

William I Penny

Pax Type Penny
Moneyer: Briinstiin (Brunstan) of Stamford

Courtesy of Spink (ex Duke of Argyll collection)


William II (1087 - 1100)


William II Penny

Profile Type Penny S.1258
Moneyer: Winedi of Canterbury

Courtesy of Spink.


Henry I (1100 - 1135)


Henry I Penny

Small Bust Type Penny
Moneyer: Algar of Southwark?

Courtesy of Jean ELSEN & ses Fils

Henry I Penny

Quadrilateral on Cross Fleury Type Penny
Moneyer: Gilebert of Bury St.Edmunds

Courtesy of Spink (ex Pimprez hoard)

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Stephen (1135 - 1154)


Stephen Penny

Watford Type Penny, London Mint, Moneyer Bricmar
Courtesy of Spink


Henry II (1154 - 1189)


All short-cross pennies issued by Henry II, Richard I, John and Henry III bear the name HENRICVS.

Henry II Penny

Cross and Crosslets (Tealby) Class C Penny, 1158-1180
Moneyer: possibly Willem of Newcastle. S.1339

Courtesy of Spink

Henry II Penny

Short Cross Class 1B Penny
Moneyer: Golcelm of Winchester

Courtesy of Sylvester

Henry II Penny

Short Cross Class 1B Penny
Moneyer: Oslac of Worcester

Courtesy of Jean ELSEN & ses Fils S.A.


Richard I (1189 - 1199)


Richard I Penny

Short Cross Class 4A or 4B Penny
Moneyer: Henric of London

Courtesy of John Partington


John (1199 - 1216)


John Penny

Class 5B Penny.
Moneyer: Bartelme of Winchester

Courtesy of Jean ELSEN & ses Fils S.A.

John Penny

Class 5C Penny.
Moneyer: Simon of Canterbury

Courtesy of Sylvester

John Penny

Class 6A.1 Penny.
Moneyer: Rauf of London

Courtesy of Sylvester


Henry III (1216 - 1272)


Henry III Penny

Long Cross Class 3B Penny.
Moneyer: Walter of Lincoln

Author's Collection

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Edward I (1272 - 1307)


Edward I Penny

Class 2B Penny, Bristol Mint
Courtesy of Sylvester

Edward I Penny

Class 2B Penny, London Mint, LONDDN error
Courtesy of Jean Elsen & Ses Fils S.A.

Edward I Penny

Class 3D Penny, Bristol Mint
Courtesy of Jean Elsen & Ses Fils S.A.

Edward I Penny

Class 3G Penny, Chester Mint
Courtesy of Jean Elsen & Ses Fils S.A.

Edward I Penny

Class 4B Penny, Berwick-upon-Tweed Mint
Courtesy of Jean Elsen & Ses Fils S.A.

Edward I Penny

Class 10A Penny, Canterbury Mint
Courtesy of Sylvester

Edward I Penny

Class 10CF Penny, Canterbury Mint
Courtesy of Jean Elsen & Ses Fils S.A.

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Edward III (1327 - 1377)


Edward III Penny

Third (Florin) coinage (1344-1351) Class 1 Penny, London Mint
Courtesy of Jean Elsen & Ses Fils S.A.

Edward III Penny

Fourth coinage Pre-Treaty Period (1351-1361) Series D Penny, Durham Mint
Courtesy of Jean Elsen & Ses Fils S.A.

Edward III Penny

Fourth coinage Treaty Period (1361-1369) Penny, London Mint
Courtesy of Jean Elsen & Ses Fils S.A.

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Richard II (1377 - 1399)


Penny

Class Ia Penny
York Mint

Courtesy of Spink


Henry VI (1422 - 1461, 1470-1471)


Henry VI 1d

First Reign Hybrid Annulet/Rosette-Mascle Issue Penny, (1427-1430), London Mint
Courtesy of Jean ELSEN & ses Fils S.A.

Henry VI 4d

First Reign Rosette-Mascle Issue Penny, (1427-1430), Durham Mint
Note the star to the left of the crown
Courtesy of Jean ELSEN & ses Fils S.A.

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Edward IV (1461 - 1470, 1471-1483)


Edward IV Penny

Light Coinage Penny, Durham Mint, mintmark plain cross (1462-4), rosette at centre on reverse
Courtesy of Jean Elsen & Ses Fils S.A.


Richard III (1483 - 1485)


Richard III Penny

Penny, Durham Mint (Bishop Sherwood), S on breast
mintmark: lis
Courtesy of Spink


Henry VIII (1509 - 1547)


Henry VIII 1d

Durham Mint Penny, issued by Bishop Cuthbert Tunstall (1530)
Found near Catterick
Courtesy of Rhys Cook.


Charles I (1625 - 1649)


penny

Penny, Tower Mint under the King, 1625 - 1642
Shield reverse, mintmark plume

Courtesy of Jean Elsen et Ses Fils S.A.


William & Mary (1688 - 1694)


1690 silver penny

Silver penny, 1690
Scan donated anonymously


George I (1714-1727)

1716 penny

1716 penny, the only Maundy coin issued that year.
Courtesy of Mark Hamilton


George II (1727-1760)

1754 penny

1754 penny, the only Maundy coin issued that year.
Courtesy of Brandon Hamer


Victoria (1837 - 1901)


1885 silver penny

Silver Maundy penny, 1885
Author's Collection


Links

Halfpence <<-- : -->> Copper Pennies (1797-1860)
History of the Penny
Values of Silver One Penny Coins
Values of Copper or Bronze One Penny Coins
Coins of the UK Index
Main Pictures Index
UK Coin Values Index

Bronze Penny (1860-1901)
Bronze Penny (1902-1936)
Bronze Penny (1937-1970)

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