BUC-B7237C: A silver, fragment of an Early Medieval penny, possibly Cnut AD.1016-1035 or Harthacnut, AD1035-1042

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COIN

Unique ID: BUC-B7237C

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver, fragment of an Early Medieval penny, possibly Cnut AD.1016-1035 or Harthacnut, AD1035-1042, Arm and Sceptre type, mint uncertain, Possibly a cut farthing.

Obverse, Illegible

Reverse, short cross with quatrefoil and pellet in angle [...]/FPIN/[...]

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 1016
Date to: Circa AD 1042

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 9.3 mm
Width: 8.89 mm
Weight: 0.2 g

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: AYBCM 5220

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

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

Type: Cnut, Short Cross (N 790-4) (Hild. H)
Obverse description: Illegible Reverse description: short cross with quatrefoil and pellet in angle
Reverse inscription: [...]/FPIN/[...]

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
Parish or ward: Mentmore (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP8819
Four figure Latitude: 51.86265298
Four figure longitude: -0.72347096
1:25K map: SP8819
1:10K map: SP81NE
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

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Recording Institution: BUC
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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