Coin of Pepin III (1989-58/3841)

A coin of Pepin III found at Repton, Derbyshire

This is a silver denier of Pepin III,  also known as ‘the Short’ (King of the Franks 751-768), minted at Verdun. The Vikings would have obtained real and imitation Carolingian coins through their raiding and trading activities in the Frankish Empire.

Object Type

Coin

Date

circa 751 — 768

Style

Ascribed Culture

Original/Reproduction

Original

Material

Collection

Viking Objects

Current Location

Derby Museum and Art Gallery

Keywords

Carolingian, coin, Currency, denier, Derby_Museums, Derbyshire, Economy, Pepin_III, Repton, silver, 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

(c) Derby Museum and Art Gallery

References

Biddle, Martin, and Birthe Kj0lbye-Biddle, ‘Repton 1985’, Bulletin of the CBA Churches Committee 22 (Summer 1985), 1-8, at p. 2.