NLM-B6BB44: Penny of Edward the Martyr from Roxby

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-B6BB44

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver

Coin. Penny of Edward the Martyr (975-978).

Obverse description: Bust draped and diademed left.
Obverse inscription: [---]A[---]

Reverse description: Small central cross.

Reverse inscription: [--]A?N[--]

Diameter: 18.3mm, Weight: 0.71gms. This coin is a torn fragment, between half and two thirds of the original remains, albeit in fair condition.

Class: Penny of Edward the Martyr
Inscription: obverse: [---]A[---] reverse: [--]A?N[--]

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

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: 0.71 g
Diameter: 18.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 25th July 2010

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM15266

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward the Martyr
Category: Coin of the kings of All England 924/5-1066

Type: N 763 (Edward Martyr's Small Cross)
Obverse description: Bust draped and diademed left
Obverse inscription: [---]A[---]
Reverse description: Small central cross
Reverse inscription: [--]A?N[--]
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Roxby

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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