SF-DC3EA7: Silver St Edmund Memorial Penny

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-DC3EA7

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A silver Saint Eadmund memorial penny, late phase, c.905-918 AD. As North, 1980: no. 483.

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 905
Date to: Circa AD 918

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.87 g
Diameter: 17.68 mm

Discovery dates

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

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finder's Ref. 069; EMC 2010.0162

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Anonymous (St Edmund)
Category: Coin of the Viking invaders 9th-10th centuries

Type: N 483 (St Edmund)
Obverse description: An A within an inner circle
Obverse inscription: +SCEADI
Reverse description: A cross pattee within an inner circle
Reverse inscription: +VNBERC
Initial mark: Cross Pattee

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Great Barton

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

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. 483

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Audit data

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

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