YORYM-0AF1A5: Medieval coin : Penny of Eadberht

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Unique ID: YORYM-0AF1A5

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver penny of Eadberht (Bishop of London). Spink (2007), p98, 911.


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Date from: Ante AD 789

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.2 g
Diameter: 17.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st April 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson
Identified by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

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

Obverse description: ADB//ERHT, EP below
Obverse inscription: ADBERHT in two lines within a beaded rectangle, EP below Reverse description: Circle motif
Reverse inscription: +OFFA REX

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Maldon (District)
To be known as: Tolleshunt Major

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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Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: Thursday 23rd April 2009
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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