Harold II (ruled - 1066) was the last Anglo-Saxon King of England. When Edward the Confessor died, the English nobles chose Harold as King. When Harold accepted, William of Normandy invaded England to fight for the throne. Harold was defeated and killed at the Battle of Hastings, in 1066.
This reproduction Harold II penny is made from lead-free pewter. It is supplied in a clear blister mounted on a colourful information card with historical information on the reverse.