King John Half Penny

King John Half Penny

Rulers of Britain Coin Collection
£4.99 (Approx $6.99 or €5.69)
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Rulers of Britain Coin Collection

King John Halfpenny

This King John Halfpenny has been lovingly reproduced and hand-finished to the original design to look as authentic as possible.

As was the case for much of the Medieval period, pennies were the only coin minted, with anything smaller, such as this halfpenny being created by cutting a penny in half, or quarters for a farthing.

A halfpenny was the equivalent of what William, King John's ewerer (the man who ran the king's baths and washed him) earned as a retainer each day. He was also fed daily and then earned extra for the days on which he had to bathe the king (which would be once or maybe twice a month).

The orignal coin would have been a whole penny made from hammered silver.

This faithfully reproduced coin comes attached to an information card in a protective plastic wallet.

Each coin in our catalogue is priced at £4.99 with delivery free to the UK.

3 coins for just £10

For a limited time we are offering collectors to buy any 3 of our coins for just £10. Select the coins and enter the promotional code COIN when you checkout to claim your discount.

Price includes postage and packaging within the UK

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