Blog The History and Invention of the Long Cross Penny

The History of Long Cross Pennies

by Robert Knecht 6 min read

Knights in shining armor... fair damsels... jousting tournaments and legendary feats of daring-do were all funded by something perhaps not quite as legendary, but ever-so-fascinating - the hand-hammered penny. Take a somewhat irreverent look at this world-changing currency.
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What is it about Medieval Hand-Hammered Silver Pennies that is so captivating?

What is it about Medieval Hand-Hammered Silver Pennies that is so captivating?

by April Knecht 1 min read

I admit - I've always love medieval Western European history... so I guess it was inevitable that I would fall in love with the main staple of post 800 AD medieval European currency - the silver hammered penny!

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