COIN

Unique ID: ESS-0703A1

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Silver penny of Harthacnut or Cnut, AD 1040-1042. (It may be a posthumous issue of Cnut, or simply a shortening of Harthcnut in the legend). North 799.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: AD 1040
Date to: AD 1042

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 1.05 g
Diameter: 17.22 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st April 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Caroline McDonald - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Stuart Elton - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: ID 3971

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: Harthacnut [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Mint or issue place: Canterbury [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: Diadmed bust facing left, sceptre in left hand
Obverse inscription: CNUT REXC
Reverse description: Over short cross voided, quadrilateral with pellet at each angle and in centre
Reverse inscription: CYLDEVINE ON CE

A resized image of 'posthumous' penny of Cnut or issue of Harthacnut

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern
County: Essex
District: Colchester
To be known as: Great Tey

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]

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Created: Friday 3rd June 2005
Updated: Monday 21st October 2013

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