Colchester penny of Stephen

Photo: Sussex Archaeological Society
Issued by: Stephen
Denomination: Penny
Mint: Colchester
Period: Medieval
Date found: 01/03/2022
Location: Lewes, East Sussex


A “Watford” type penny of Stephen. The legend that is readable on the reverse is SA…ON… , which give the moneyers as Safare/Safari. The mint is Colchester and this is only the second penny of Stephen from that mint recorded at the PAS. Hence, it is a Find of Note: County Importance.