COIN

Unique ID: IOW-C6FCE0

Object type certainty: Certain
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Double struck penny of Edward the Martyr. North 763 (975-978). Only three letters of the moneyer's name are legible (ÆÐE). The moneyer is uncertain as three London moneyers of this reign have names beginning with ÆÐE. EMC 2006.0169

This has been noted as an interesting find by the recorder.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: AD 975
Date to: AD 978

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 1.59 g
Diameter: 20 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 4th March 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford - [view all attributed records]
Secondary identifier: Dr. Martin Allen - [ view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2006-31-1; EMC 2006.0169

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Edward the Martyr [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Mint or issue place: London [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Category: Coin of the kings of All England 924/5-1066 [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Obverse description: Diademed bust left
Obverse inscription: +EADPEA[ ]EX[ ]NGLORX
Reverse description: Small cross pattee
Reverse inscription: +ÆÐE[ ]LVN
Initial mark: Cross pattee

A resized image of Early Medieval Coin: Penny of Edward the Martyr.

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East
County: Isle Of Wight
District: Isle Of Wight
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m[scope notes]

References cited

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Created: Saturday 18th March 2006
Updated: Monday 21st March 2011

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