SF-827462: SF-827462

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-827462

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A fragment of a silver early medieval penny of Edward the Confessor, dating to the period AD 1044-46. 'Radiate/small cross' Type. Uncertain moneyer and mint.

North vol.I, no.816; B.M.C i; Hild. A

Notes:

EMC 2021.0288.

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 1044
Date to: Circa AD 1046

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 12.63 mm
Width: 9.65 mm
Thickness: 0.81 mm
Weight: 0.33 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2021

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: EMC 2021.0288.

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward the Confessor
Category: Coin of the kings of All England 924/5-1066

Type: N 816 (Radiate - Small Cross) (Hild. A)
Obverse description: Unclear diademed bust right
Obverse inscription: +[...]REX[...]
Reverse description: Small cross pattee
Reverse inscription: [...]ELSI[...]
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Forest Heath (District)
To be known as: Higham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 12 months ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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