Silver penny from the reign of Stephen of Blois. Stephen ruled England from 1135 -1154 and the only denomination of coins issued were pennies.
Stephen became the King of England when his uncle, Henry I died.The crown was initially intended to be passed down to his cousin (the daughter of Henry I), Matilda. Stephen however seized the throne for himself.
During Stephen's reign coins were produced by several areas across the county who could not get access to new dies from London. These new moneyers took liberties from this and the coins produced were quite often poorly struck and underweight.
The only coins produced were pennies, however these were broken into pieces to create smaller denominations.
|Issuing Monarch||Stephen (1135 - 1154)|
|Mint / Brand||The Royal Mint|
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