SF-E287C0: Early medieval penny

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Unique ID: SF-E287C0

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A complete silver penny of Ceolwulf I, 821-823 AD. East Anglian mint (North, 68, no 391). portrait issue,

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 821
Date to: Circa AD 823

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.32 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st September 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Faye Minter
Identified by: Miss Faye Minter

Other reference numbers

Other reference: EMC 2006.0359

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Ceolwulf I of Mercia
Mint or issue place: Eastern mint
Category: Coin of the kings of Mercia 8th-9th centuries

Obverse description: Crude bust right
Obverse inscription: CEOWULF REX M Reverse description: Cross crosslet with eight pellets around.
Reverse inscription: EACGA MONETA

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
To be known as: Foulden

Spatial coordinates

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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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