Coin of Burghred (1989-58/3650)

Coin of Burghred of Mercia

A coin of Burghred of Mercia minted by the moneyer Dudwine. Burghred was king of Mercia from 852-874 CE. Dudwine may be the same moneyer who was minting coins for Alfred the Great at a later date. It was found in the mass grave at Repton.

Object Type

Coin

Date

852 — 874

Ascribed Culture

Original/Reproduction

Original

Material

Collection

Viking Objects

Current Location

Derby Museum and Art Gallery

Keywords

Burghred of Mercia, coin, Derby Museums, Derbyshire, Repton, trade

Further information

You can see the original at Derby Museum and Art Gallery.

This object is related to Repton, Derbyshire.
Find out about Repton, Derbyshire.

Acknowledgements

Image (c) Derby Museums 2019