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Unique ID: WMID-900DEE
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
An Early Medieval silver Cnut penny pointed helmet type, dating to AD 1024-1030. Moneyer: Leofsige. Mint: Chester. Reverse: + L EOF [...]GE ON LEIC. North (1991) Vol 1 No: 787.
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This is a find of note and has been designated: Regional importance
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Thickness: 0.73 mm
Weight: 0.9 g
Diameter: 18.26 mm
Date(s) of discovery: Friday 23rd October 2020 - Friday 23rd October 2020
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Ruler/issuer: Cnut the Great
Mint or issue place: Chester
Category: Coin of the kings of All England 924/5-1066
Type: N 787 (Pointed Helmet) (Hild. G)
Obverse description: Helmeted, draped and cuirassed bust left, sceptre in front
Obverse inscription: +CNVT REX AN
Reverse description: voided short cross with two inner circles enclosing a central pellet, pellet in circle in each quarter
Reverse inscription: + L EOF [...]GE ON LEIC
4 Figure: SJ8002
Four figure Latitude: 52.61539948
Four figure longitude: -2.29682378
1:25K map: SJ8002
1:10K map: SJ80SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.
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