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¼ Penning

Features

Country Norway
Type Common coin
Years 1170-1205
Value ¼ Penning (1/4)
Metal Silver
Shape Round
Demonetized yes
References Skaare# 132
Norges mynthistorie: mynter og utmyntning i 1000 år: pengesedler i 300 år: numismatikk i Norge. B.2: Katalog- og registerbind
by Kolbjørn Skaare
(Universitetsforlaget, 1995)

Obverse

Letter G with a dot on the right, in two circles.

Lettering: G

Translation: Gimsøy

Comments

Anonymus brakteat minted during the reign of Sverre Sigurdsson. The letter G refers probably to Gimsøy, which was an important monastery in today Skien. The strategic location of the monastery made it to an important trading and economic center for the region.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1170-1205) 

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¼ Penning