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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-2FF154

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated

An early-medieval hammered penny of Cnut, struck at the Lincoln mint. On the obverse is a left facing bust holding a sceptre with a lis head. The legend reads: CNU-T REX. The reverse has a voided short cross with annulet ends and a pellet centre with the legend: LEOFWIN ON LIN.

Cnut's short cross coinage was struck between c.1029 and c.1036, and this coin corresponds to North number 790.

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: Circa AD 1029
Date to: Circa AD 1036

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 1.08 g
Diameter: 18.4 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 11th August 2011

Rally details.

This object was found at Central Searchers, Alford, Lincs held Friday 26th August 2011 - Monday 29th August 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Becky Sanderson - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mrs Becky Sanderson - [view all attributed records]
Secondary identifier: Adam Daubney - [ view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 428

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: Penny [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Cnut the Great [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Mint or issue place: Lincoln [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: Bust left holding sceptre with lis head.
Obverse inscription: CNV-T REX
Reverse description: A voided short cross with annulet ends and pellet centre.
Reverse inscription: LEOFWINE ON LIN
Initial mark: <p>Cross pattee</p>
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine [scope notes | view all attributed records]

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Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands
County: Lincolnshire
District: East Lindsey
Parish: Alford

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF4476
Four figure Latitude: 53.261461 Four figure longitude: 0.157404
1:25K map: TF4476
1:10K map: TF47NW
WOEID: 26348816
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]

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: Sunday 15th January 2012
Updated: Wednesday 8th May 2013

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