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Museum of Barnstaple & North Devon

Cnut Coin

11th Century silver penny produced by the Barnstaple mint during the reign of the danish King of England, Cnut the Great. Inscribed on the coin is BEARD, the short form of Beardanstapol, the Anglo-Saxon name of the town.

Object details

Museum number: NDDMS 2017.81

Simple name: Cnut Coin

Material: Silver

Date: 1017-1035

Collections: Social History

Production: Barnstaple Mint

Dimensions: Diameter: 1.8cm

Location: Not on Display