IOW-C6FCE0: Early Medieval Coin: Penny of Edward the Martyr.

Rights Holder: Frank Basford
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Unique ID: IOW-C6FCE0

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Double struck penny of Edward the Martyr. North 763 (975-978). Only three letters of the moneyer's name are legible (ÆÐE). The moneyer is uncertain as three London moneyers of this reign have names beginning with ÆÐE. EMC 2006.0169

Find of note status

This has been noted as an interesting find by the recorder.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Subperiod to: Late
Date from: AD 975
Date to: AD 978

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.59 g
Diameter: 20 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 4th March 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford
Secondary identifier: Dr. Martin Allen

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2006-31-1; EMC 2006.0169

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

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

Obverse description: Diademed bust left
Obverse inscription: +EADPEA[ ]EX[ ]NGLORX Reverse description: Small cross pattee
Reverse inscription: +ÆÐE[ ]LVN
Initial mark: Cross pattee

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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