KENT-C18599: Edward the Confessor facing bust and small cross type

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-C18599

Object type certainty: Certain
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A penny of Edward the Confessor (1042-1066), 'Bust facing/small cross' type, heavy coinage issue dating 1062-65, Minted at London by Wulfweard (PVLFPARD on coin). North (1994) no 830, BMC xiii. Die linked with EMC 1020.1290.

Measurements: 18mm in diameter and Weight (to come after covid lockdown)g.

Notes:

This find was recorded by images and information provided by the finder, not seen by the FLO.

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 1062
Date to: Circa AD 1065

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 18 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: EMC 2021.0039

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

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

Type: N 830 (Bust Facing / Small Cross) (Hild. Ac)
Obverse description: Bust facing, bearded and crowned; in front, a sceptre.
Obverse inscription: [+EA]DRARD R[EX A·]
Reverse description: Small cross pattée
Reverse inscription: [P]VLFPAR[D ON LVND]
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Folkestone and Hythe (District)
Parish or ward: St. Mary in the Marsh (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR0426
Four figure Latitude: 50.9972225
Four figure longitude: 0.90586713
1:25K map: TR0426
1:10K map: TR02NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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

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Audit data

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

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