Tag: Hedon Silver

Hedon Silver public display

THE HEDON SILVER is one of the town’s most widely known, but also best kept secrets! Many residents may have seen collection before, but only at special displays and by invite only. However, the current Mayor Jim Lindop and his Mayoress Sue Lindop have arranged for a public exhibition of some of the silver.

Hedon Silver Pennies

THE HEDON SILVER PENNIES: Hedon once minted its own silver pennies,  bearing the image of the Norman King Stephen (1135 – AD 1154) – a grandson of William the Conqueror. The coins were produced at our own Hedon Mint (the site of which is unknown). It is possible that […]

Hedon Civic Silver

HEDON TOWN COUNCIL own an impressive collection of civic silver including what is believed to be the oldest civic mace in the country dating back to 1415. The silver collection has been built up over the centuries and harks back to when Hedon was perhaps more prosperous than […]