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.
- circa 751 — 768
- Viking Objects
- Derby Museum and Art Gallery
- Carolingian, coin, Currency, denier, Derby_Museums, Derbyshire, Economy, Pepin_III, Repton, silver, trade
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Biddle, Martin, and Birthe Kj0lbye-Biddle, ‘Repton 1985’, Bulletin of the CBA Churches Committee 22 (Summer 1985), 1-8, at p. 2.