KENT-CE7AE1: KENT-CE7AE1.  Early Medieval silver coin: penny of Offa.

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-CE7AE1

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

Early medieval silver coin: penny of Offa.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 757
Date to: AD 796

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 16.42 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st February 2007

Personal details

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Offa of Mercia
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: Coin of the kings of Mercia 8th-9th centuries

Type: N 296 (Light coinage, Portrait; cross of lobes reverse)
Obverse description: Bust right.
Obverse inscription: OFFA REX
Reverse description: Cross of lobes.
Reverse inscription: DUD

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Medway (Unitary Authority)
District: Medway (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Allhallows (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ8378
Four figure Latitude: 51.471367
Four figure longitude: 0.633492
1:25K map: TQ8378
1:10K map: TQ87NW
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: Other
Specific landuse: Unknown

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 15 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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