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Unique ID: HAMP-433065

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A broken fragment of a silver Early Medieval penny of Edward the Confessor (1042 - 1066), Pyramids type dating to 1056 - 1066. Moneyer Leofwold, Winchester mint. As North 831; BMC xv; Hild. I.


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Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1056
Date to: Circa AD 1066

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.66 mm
Width: 10.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 20th February 2018

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward the Confessor
Mint or issue place: Winchester
Category: Coin of the kings of All England 924/5-1066

Type: N 831 (Pyramids) (Hild. I)
Obverse description: Bust right, bearded and crowned, sceptre in front
Obverse inscription: [...]D RE[...]
Reverse description: Short cross voided, in each angle a pyramid springing from the inner circle and terminating in a pellet.
Reverse inscription: (L)EOF«∑OLD[...]
Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Test Valley (District)
Parish or ward: Fyfield (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU2947
Four figure Latitude: 51.22146416
Four figure longitude: -1.58612904
1:25K map: SU2947
1:10K map: SU24NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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