DENO-7D4565: Early medieval coin: cut halfpenny of Edward the Confessor.

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COIN

Unique ID: DENO-7D4565

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Early medieval coin. Hammered silver cut halfpenny of Edward the Confessor, small flan type, 1048-1050 (North no. 818). One corner missing. Length (not diameter) 13.54mm, width 7.42mm, weight 0.36g. EMC 2006.0017

Evidence of reuse: Pierced & defaced

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 13.54 mm
Width: 7.42 mm
Diameter: 18.52 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st September 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Rachel Atherton
Identified by: Ms Rachel Atherton

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby Museum Entry No. E4798 T coin 8

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: Canterbury
Category: Coin of the kings of All England 924/5-1066

Obverse description: Diademed bust of king facing left (top of head only).
Obverse inscription: +ED[PE]RD REX
Reverse description: Voided short cross.
Reverse inscription: [...]IE ON CE[...] (N & C ligated)
Initial mark: None

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: Sleaford

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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