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COIN

Unique ID: GLO-9ADBD0

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver early medieval penny of Cnut (1016-1035), Quatrefoil type (North 781) dating to c.AD1017-1023, moneyer: Bolla, mint: Gloucester.

The coin is badly cracked across the face, following the line of the horizontal arms of the reverse cross and there is a fragment of the coin missing at the edge along the line of the crack.

Obverse: Crowned bust left, within quatrefoil. +CN[V]T REX ANGLO

Reverse: Long cross voided on quatrefoil; each limb terminates in three crescents, pellets at apex of cusps. +BOL/LA O/N GL/[.]PE

Notes:

This is the first coin of Cnut recorded by the PAS from the mint at Gloucester.

This artefact was recorded by images supplied by the finder 

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: County / local importance

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1017
Date to: Circa AD 1023

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st September 2021 - Tuesday 21st September 2021

Personal details

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Cnut the Great
Mint or issue place: Gloucester
Category: Coin of the kings of All England 924/5-1066

Type: N 781 (Quatrefoil) (Hild. E)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left, within quatrefoil.
Obverse inscription: +CN[V]T REX ANGLO
Reverse description: Long cross voided on quatrefoil; each limb terminates in three crescents, pellets at apex of cusps.
Reverse inscription: +BOL/LA O/N GL/[.]PE
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Stroud (District)
Parish or ward: Slimbridge (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO7304
Four figure Latitude: 51.73405446
Four figure longitude: -2.39237339
1:25K map: SO7304
1:10K map: SO70SW
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

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: GLO
Created: 9 months ago
Updated: 9 days ago

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