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Unique ID: SWYOR-281351
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
An incomplete silver Medieval penny of Stephen (AD 1135 to 1154), a Watford type dating from AD 1136 - 1145, North number 874, BMC type i, cf. m276 - 282, probably minted by Erebald at Carlisle. Just less than half the coin survives.Dimensions; diameter 15.6mm, thickness 0.6mm and weight 0.3g.
Obverse: Bust right, crowned and diademed, holding a sceptre. Legend illegible
Reverse: A cross moline with a fleur in the visible angles and the partial legend [..ER]EBAL[D...].
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 0.3 g
Diameter: 15.6 mm
Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st March 2021 - Wednesday 31st March 2021
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Other reference: Pas form 3634
Ruler/issuer: Stephen of England
Mint or issue place: Carlisle
Category: Coin of Norman and Early Plantagenet England 1066-1180
Type: Stephen BMC i var. no inner circle (N 874)
Obverse description: Crowned and diademed bust right holding sceptre, no inner circle
Obverse inscription: [...]
Reverse description: Cross moline with a fleur in the visible angles
Reverse inscription: [ER]EBAL[D ...]
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
4 Figure: SE3678
Four figure Latitude: 54.19650096
Four figure longitude: -1.44970677
1:25K map: SE3678
1:10K map: SE37NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.
|Author||Publication Year||Title||Publication Place||Publisher||Pages||Reference|
|North, J.J.||1980||English Hammered Coinage: Early Anglo-Saxon to Henry III c. 600-1272||London||Spink & Son London||203||874|