LANCUM-B35275: Early Medieval

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Unique ID: LANCUM-B35275

Object type certainty: Certain
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Anonymous Kentish issue (AD822-23)

Ref.: EMC number 1992.7624; SCBI 42 - Southeastern: 624; Metcalf 1988: 138; BLS An 3)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Subperiod to: Middle
Date from: Circa AD 720
Date to: Circa AD 850

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 19.5 mm
Width: 19.5 mm
Thickness: 0.3 mm
Weight: 1.21 g
Diameter: 19.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Uncertain
Ruler/issuer: Anonymous (Kent)
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: Penny of the kings of Kent 8th-9th centuries

Type: N 222 (Anonymous Kentish issue)
Obverse description: Bust facing right
Obverse inscription: +OBA+M[ON]+ETA
Reverse description: n/a
Reverse inscription: DOROB/ERNIA[C]/IVITAS
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Bury St Edmund

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

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