GLO-ABD185:

Rights Holder: Bristol City Council
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COIN

Unique ID: GLO-ABD185

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

A silver Early Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) cut halfpenny of Edward the Confessor (AD 1042-1066) Radiate-Small Cross type, dating to AD 1044-1046.

This coin has been folded in half, covering the reverse

Obverse: Radiate and draped bust left (only the lower half remains) ER

Reverse: would show a small cross patteé but this is hidden by the fold

Notes:

This record was generated form emailed images supplied by the finder during the 2020 Covid-19 lockdown

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1044
Date to: Circa AD 1046

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 9 mm
Width: 9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st July 2020 - Tuesday 29th September 2020

Personal details

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

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

Type: N 816 (Radiate - Small Cross) (Hild. A)
Obverse description: Radiate and draped bust left (only the lower half remains)
Obverse inscription: ER
Reverse description: would show a small cross patteƩ but this is hidden by the fold
Reverse inscription: [...]
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Forest of Dean (District)
Parish or ward: Tidenham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST5595
Four figure Latitude: 51.65197946
Four figure longitude: -2.65184344
1:25K map: ST5595
1:10K map: ST59NE
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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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