LEIC-077180: Early medieval short cross penny of Cnut

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Unique ID: LEIC-077180

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Early Medieval silver short cross penny of Cnut, 1029-36, Shrewsbury (North 1790).


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1029
Date to: AD 1036

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 1.07 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 13th October 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

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: Shrewsbury
Category: Coin of the kings of All England 924/5-1066

Type: N 790 (Short Cross)
Obverse description: Left facing bust with sceptre in front
Obverse inscription: CNUT:.R.ECXA: Reverse description: voided short cross with central circle
Reverse inscription: +GODPINEONSERE(three pellet stop)
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Clawson, Hose and Harby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6617
Four figure Latitude: 52.746601
Four figure longitude: -1.023715
1:25K map: SK6617
1:10K map: SK61NE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: Thursday 23rd October 2008
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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