Silver coin, Denomination: Penny
Wareham Mint
Empress Matilda (1139-1148) Angevin Party
Moneyer: Raul

Matilda, daughter of Henry I and mother of Henry II, was crowned at Oxford in 1141. She was defeated in 1142 and returned to Normandy.

Obverse Description

A crowned bust facing right with sceptre in front; the legend around has not been struck up but should read + MATILDI IMP

Reverse Description

The reverse has a cross moline with a fleur in each angle; around, + RAVL ON

Edge Description


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