Penny of Edward the Confessor

Photo: © Noonans
Issued by: Edward the Confessor
Denomination: Penny
Mint: Worcester
Period: Anglo-Saxon
Date found: 01/09/2017
Location: Pershore, Worcestershire


A “Transitional Pyramids” penny of Edward the Confessor. It was found in the summer of 2017 at Pershore, Worcestershire and recorded at the PAS as WAW-F86AD7. Reverse reads GARVLF ON PIHRE giving the moneyer as Garwulf and mint as Worcester. Transitional Pyramids are very rare and this may be the first by Garwulf. The PAS designated it a Find of Note of Regional Importance.