Reproduction Vikings at York St. Peter Coinage

Vikings at York St. Peter Coinage
Product Code: YSPCOIN
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Obverse: Sword right with cross pattee to right between text. Cross pattee above with annulet to left and right, inverted hammer dividing lower legend with annulet to left and right. Text above and below SCI PETR MO (Sancti Petri Moneta - the money of St. Peter).

Reverse: Cross pattee with pellet in each angle. Text around EBORACEI (York), Cross pattee to begin with annulets between letters.

History: The Vikings of York (Jorvik) issued their own distinctive coins. This coin Christian in character, commemorates St Peter, the patron of York's cathedral and is known as St. Peter Coinage. It also celebrates the traditional Norse gods with the hammer of Thor and sword design.

Date: Sword / Cross Type Penny, York mint, Circa 921-927

Diameter: 2.0cm

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