SWYOR-26D41C: Early Medieval Coin: a penny of Edward the Confessor

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Unique ID: SWYOR-26D41C

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A silver hammered coin dating from the late Early Medieval period: a penny of Edward the Confessor (1042-1066) struck at York by the moneyer Arncetel in AD 1048-1050. Small flan type, North number 818, BMC ii, Hild. B. The coin has a diameter of 14.0mm, a thickness of 1.0mm and weighs 1.1g.

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


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Subperiod to: Late
Date from: Exactly AD 1048
Date to: Exactly AD 1050

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 1.1 g
Diameter: 14.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 12th September 2020 - Saturday 12th September 2020

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 3713

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

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

Type: N 818 (Small Flan) (Hild. B)
Obverse description: Diademed bust left
Obverse inscription: EDPE/RD RE
Reverse description: Short cross voided; annulet in one angle
Reverse inscription: ARNCEL. ON EOFR [The NC and NE are ligated]
Initial mark: cross pattée
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Selby (District)
Parish or ward: Barkston Ash (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE4835
Four figure Latitude: 53.80908354
Four figure longitude: -1.27255809
1:25K map: SE4835
1:10K map: SE43NE
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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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