LEIC-4B7888: Short cross coin of Cnut

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Unique ID: LEIC-4B7888

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A silver Early Medieval penny of Cnut (AD 1016-1035), dating to AD 1029 - 1036. Short cross type. Mint of Derby; moneyer: Svertingr.
North (1994) Volume 1, p. 168, no. 790

Diameter: 18 mm
Weight: 1.03 g

Find of note status

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

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1029
Date to: Circa AD 1036

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.03 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 19th September 2010

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Cnut the Great
Mint or issue place: Derby
Category: Coin of the kings of All England 924/5-1066

Type: Cnut, Short Cross (N 790-4) (Hild. H)
Obverse description: Diademed bust facing left with lis headed sceptre in front
Obverse inscription: CNVT RECX
Reverse description: Voided short cross with a circle in the middle enclosing a pellet
Reverse inscription: SPERTINC ON DEO
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: South Kesteven (District)
Parish or ward: Baston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF1013
Four figure Latitude: 52.70350485
Four figure longitude: -0.37346685
1:25K map: TF1013
1:10K map: TF11SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1994 English Hammered Coinage: Volume I. Early Anglo-Saxon to Henry III, c. 600-1272 London Spink and Son Ltd 168 790

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Created: 2 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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