SF-9BAD22: Penny of Edward the Martyr

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-9BAD22

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete silver penny of Edward the Martyr, c.975-978 AD. One quarter of the coin is missing due to old breaks. As North, 1980: no. 763.

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.01 g
Diameter: 19.97 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st May 2009

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver

Coin data (numismatics)

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

Type: N 763 (Edward Martyr's Small Cross)
Obverse description: Diademed bust left within an inner circle
Obverse inscription: []EAD[W]ARD REX AN[]
Reverse description: A small cross pattee within an inner circle
Reverse inscription: []E(?)M-O STANFORD
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Near Eye

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

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1994 English Hammered Coinage: Volume I. Early Anglo-Saxon to Henry III, c. 600-1272 London Spink and Son Ltd no. 763

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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