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Unique ID: SF-A84E72

Object type certainty: Certain
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A cut silver halfpenny of Harold I, Jewel Cross type, c. 1036-1037 AD. As North, 1980: no. 802.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

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: Circa AD 1036
Date to: Circa AD 1037

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 0.51 g
Diameter: 18.11 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st March 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: EMC 2011.0125

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Harold Harefoot [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 802 (Harold I Jewel Cross) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Obverse description: Diademed bust left
Obverse inscription: +HAR[]DREX
Reverse description: Cross formed from four ovals united at their centre by two circles enclosing a pellet
Reverse inscription: +PVLGAR O[]
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]

A resized image of Cut Halfpenny of Harold I

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern
County: Norfolk
District: Breckland
To be known as: Near Thetford

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
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: Character undetermined[scope notes]

References cited

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Created: Monday 23rd May 2011
Updated: Wednesday 30th November 2011

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