NLM-56B216: Early Medieval coin fragment: penny of Edward the Confessor

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-56B216

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Silver coin. Penny fragment of Edward the Confessor (1042-1066), Spink no. 1176, ‘expanding cross’ type.

Obverse description: bust diademed left.

Obverse inscription: probably ED[--]

Reverse description: cross pattee with central orb/disc.

Reverse description: possibly [--]OND

Diameter (inferred): 18.5mm, Weight: 0.29gms

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Ascribed Culture: Anglo-Scandinavian style
Date from: Exactly AD 1042
Date to: Exactly AD 1066

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.29 g
Diameter: 18.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 28th September 2020

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM45619

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward the Confessor
Category: Coin of the kings of All England 924/5-1066

Type: Edward the Confessor, Expanding Cross (no further details)
Obverse description: Bust diademed left.
Obverse inscription: probably ED[--]
Reverse description: cross pattee with central orb/disc.
Reverse inscription: possibly [--]OND
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: near Lincoln

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
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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