Cross Coin of Harald Bluetooth

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Arienne King
by British Museum
published on 19 April 2021
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A silver cross coin from the later part of Harald Bluetooth's reign, produced c. 940-985 CE. Such coins were part of nationwide currency introduced by Harald, and prominently bore the cross which was emblematic of his conversion to Christianity. Minted in Jelling, Denmark.

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