Coin issued by Bishop Cuthbert Tunstall

A silver penny minted in Durham in 1530, during the Bishopric of Cuthbert Tunstall. This was the reign of Henry VIII, who later closed down ecclesiastical mints (mints run by religious institutions) such as the one at Durham.

A silver penny minted in Durham in 1530, during the Bishopric of Cuthbert Tunstall. This was the reign of Henry VIII, who later closed down ecclesiastical mints (mints run by religious institutions) such as the one at Durham.