DOR-A9F0B3: Early Medieval coin: Cut farthing of Edward the Confessor

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COIN

Unique ID: DOR-A9F0B3

Object type certainty: Certain
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Cut farthing of Edward the Confessor (1042 - 1066) A Sovereign/Eagles type dating to 1056 - 1059. Uncertain mint and moneyer.
Reference: North Volume 1, no. 827
Date: Late Early-Medieval
Radius: 9.99 mm
Weight: 0.29 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1056
Date to: Circa AD 1059

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Width: 9.99 mm
Weight: 0.29 g

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS 018925

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

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

Type: N 827 (Sovereign/Eagles) (Hild. H)
Obverse description: King enthroned. Only part of the throne remains.
Obverse inscription: [EDP]ARD[REX ANGLORVM]
Reverse description: Short cross voided with a bird in each angle. Only one quarter remains.
Reverse inscription: [---] F I [---]
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: North Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Stalbridge (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST7017
Four figure Latitude: 50.9516451
Four figure longitude: -2.42845261
1:25K map: ST7017
1:10K map: ST71NW
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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DOR
Created: 11 months ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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