Medieval Glossary


An English unit of currency equivalent 1/12th of a shilling or 1/240th of a pound. The penny was the most often used form of medieval coin. In French, the penny was called the denier.

Related term(s): Denier; Shilling; Pound (Coin); Noble (Coin)
Category: Trade and Coinage
Added: 07.31.04
Contributor(s): Alan Chanter


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