DUR-FEED62: Silver penny of Edgar, 959-975, minted in York

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COIN

Unique ID: DUR-FEED62

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Silver penny of Edward the Martyr (975-978) minted in York. North no. 763 EMC no. 2009.0240

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A previously unrecorded moneyer at the York mint.

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 975
Date to: AD 978

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.2 g
Diameter: 20.59 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st September 2009

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward the Martyr
Mint or issue place: York
Category: Coin of the kings of All England 924/5-1066

Type: Edgar (Reform Portait) or Edward the Martyr (Small Cross)
Obverse description: Left facing crowned bust
Obverse inscription: +EADPEARD REX A
Reverse description: Circumscription cross
Reverse inscription: +WINEBALD.EFERI
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Hambleton (District)
Parish or ward: Bedale (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE2688
Four figure Latitude: 54.286974
Four figure longitude: -1.602114
1:25K map: SE2688
1:10K map: SE28NE
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 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: DUR
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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