Penny of Ecgberht, king of Wessex

Photo: Surrey County Council CC BY SA2.0
Issued by: Ecgberht of Wessex
Denomination: Penny
Mint: Winchester
Period: Anglo-Saxon
Date found: 05/10/2021
Location: Chichester, West Sussex


A non-portrait type silver penny of Ecgberht, king of Wessex (802-839). The obverse reads +ECGBEORHT REX. The reverse legend is  +BE[O]RNEH[ART] giving the moneyer as Beornehart. It has been designated as a Find of Note: County importance,