1070 Penny William I Obverse 1070 Penny – William I (William the Conqueror) - Silver penny of William the Conqueror, struck about 1070-1072 at the London Mint of moneyer Ealdgar. The Obverse shows a crowned King William facing, with a canopy of two columns. This is known as the 'Canopy Type'.
Penny - Richard I (Richard the Lionheart) 1189 Penny – Richard I - If you're looking for Richard's name in the legend then you may be disappointed as it says HENRICVS, as the coins were struck in the name and design of Henry II (and continued to be so in the next reign too).
780-792 Penny Cynethryth, wife of Offa 780-792 Penny – Cynethryth, wife of Offa - A rare penny, showing Cynethryth, Queen of the Mercians and wife of King Offa. Cynethryth is the only Anglo-Saxon queen known to have an image on a coin.