SWYOR-0C7390: Early Medieval silver penny of Cnut, obverse

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-0C7390

Object type certainty: Possibly
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Silver early medieval coin; penny of Cnut minted in Lincoln.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1029
Date to: AD 1035

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.8 mm
Weight: 0.92 g
Diameter: 17.33 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st October 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Marshall
Identified by: Ms Anna Marshall
Secondary identifier: Dr Julian Baker

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Cnut the Great
Mint or issue place: Lincoln
Category: Coin of the kings of All England 924/5-1066

Obverse description: Bust left, diademed with sceptre (lis head sceptre).
Obverse inscription: CNUT REX
Reverse description: Voided short cross with central annulet containing pellet. Inscription around edge.
Reverse inscription: SPAFA ON LINCOL

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leeds (Metropolitan District)
District: Leeds (Metropolitan District)
To be known as: Leeds area

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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