SF-4DD101: Early Medieval coin; cut halfpenny of Edward the Confessor

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-4DD101

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An Early Medieval silver cut halfpenny of Edward the Confessor (AD 1042-1066), Bust Facing Small Cross type, dating to AD 1062-1065 (N 830). Uncertain mint and moneyer.. Ref: North 1980: 142. The coin is now in two fragments. The coin is recorded on EMC under 2022.0063.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1062
Date to: Exactly AD 1065

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 15 mm
Weight: 0.25 g
Diameter: 18.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st March 2021 - Wednesday 31st March 2021

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

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

Type: N 830 (Bust Facing / Small Cross) (Hild. Ac)
Obverse description: Bust facing, bearded and crowned
Obverse inscription: E[ADWERD] REX
Reverse description: Small cross pattee
Reverse inscription: LIF[INC ON] LVND
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: East Cambridgeshire (District)
To be known as: Fordham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1963 English Hammered Coinage: Vol I. Early Anglo Saxon-Henry III, c650-1272 London Spink and Son Ltd

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Recording Institution: SF
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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