SUSS-3D4671: Early Medieval coin: Penny of Ceonwulf

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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-3D4671

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Early Medieval silver penny of Coenwulf of Mercia (796-821), East Anglian mint, Early group, Type Cn.98, c.798-821 AD, North 363

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 798
Date to: AD 821

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.9 mm
Weight: 1.37 g
Diameter: 19.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 3rd December 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Coenwulf of Mercia
Category: Coin of the kings of Mercia 8th-9th centuries

Type: N 363 (Cn. 98)
Obverse description: Bust facing right, shoulders reaching to edge of coin
Obverse inscription: COENVVLF REX
Reverse description: Initials arranged in a four petalled flower, pellet between each petal, all within a pellet border
Reverse inscription: + LVL
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Chichester (District)
To be known as: Chichester Area

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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: SUSS
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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