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Unique ID: LEIC-077180

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find validated and published by finds advisers

Early Medieval silver short cross penny of Cnut, 1029-36, Shrewsbury (North 1790).

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: AD 1029
Date to: AD 1036

Dimensions and weight

Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 1.07 g
Diameter: 18 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 13th October 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Wendy Scott - [view all attributed records]

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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: Cnut the Great [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Mint or issue place: Shrewsbury [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Category: Coin of the kings of All England 924/5-1066 [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Type: N 790 (Short Cross) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Obverse description: left facing bust with sceptre in front
Obverse inscription: CNUT:.R.ECXA:
Reverse description: voided short cross with central circle
Reverse inscription: +GODPINEONSERE(three pellet stop)
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine [scope notes | view all attributed records]

A resized image of Early medieval short cross penny of Cnut

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Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands
County: Leicestershire
District: Melton
Parish: Clawson, Hose And Harby

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6617
Four figure Latitude: 52.746601 Four figure longitude: -1.023715
1:25K map: SK6617
1:10K map: SK61NE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]

Adjacent Domesday Book places

Domesday data within 2 km of discovery point is surfaced via the excellent Open Domesday website.

References cited

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Created: Thursday 23rd October 2008
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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