KENT-D10A84: Early Medieval coin: penny of Edward the Confessor

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-D10A84

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An incomplete silver penny of Edward the Confessor (1042 - 1066) dating to 1044 - 1046. 'Radiate/small cross type (Hild. A). Minted by Aelfwine in London.

Measurements: diameter: 17.8mm; weight: 1.03g

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
Weight: 1.03 g
Diameter: 17.8 mm

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward the Confessor
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Coin of the kings of All England 924/5-1066

Type: N 816 (Radiate - Small Cross) (Hild. A)
Obverse description: Bust facing left, radiate crown
Obverse inscription: +EDPARD R[ ]X A
Reverse description: Small cross patteƩ
Reverse inscription: +AELFPINE ON L[ ]DEN
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Maidstone (District)
Parish or ward: Hollingbourne (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ8256
Four figure Latitude: 51.27407881
Four figure longitude: 0.607852
1:25K map: TQ8256
1:10K map: TQ85NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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