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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-B268FA

Object type certainty: Certain
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A cut half early Medieval silver short cross type penny of Cnut (1016- 35) dating to 1029-1035. Moneyer ÆLF[ǷI]NE, Uncertain mint. As B.M.C. xvi, Hild H; North 790.

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 1029
Date to: Circa AD 1035

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 0.46 g
Diameter: 17.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 25th August 2018

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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: Cnut the Great
Category: Coin of the kings of All England 924/5-1066

Type: Cnut, Short Cross (N 790-4) (Hild. H)
Obverse description: Diademed bust left, holding sceptre.
Obverse inscription: CN[...]T[...]
Reverse description: Voided short cross with pellet at centre.
Reverse inscription: +ÆLF[ǷI]NE O[...]
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Cherwell (District)
Parish or ward: Middle Aston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP4726
Four figure Latitude: 51.93053645
Four figure longitude: -1.3178549
1:25K map: SP4726
1:10K map: SP42NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1963 English Hammered Coinage: Vol I. Early Anglo Saxon-Henry III, c650-1272 London Spink and Son Ltd

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Recording Institution: HAMP
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Updated: About one year ago

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