DUR-C63C73: DUR-C63C73

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Unique ID: DUR-C63C73

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver Edward the Confessor (1042-66) penny, minted in York, 1044-46.

Radiate/small cross type, North no. 816. Minted by Aelfere at York.


John Naylor adds: the recorded weight for the coin is approximately double the average. It is possible that this was simply a mistake, or alternatively casts some doubt on the authenticity of the coin.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1044
Date to: Circa AD 1046

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.4 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st August 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Identified by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Secondary identifier: Dr Adam Daubney

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

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

Type: N 816 (Radiate - Small Cross) (Hild. A)
Obverse description: Crowned bust (with a radiate crown) left
Obverse inscription: EDWER-D REX
Reverse description: Small cross in centre, annulet in one quarter
Reverse inscription: ELFERE ON EOF[?ER]
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

County or Unitary authority: South Tyneside (Metropolitan District)
District: South Tyneside (Metropolitan District)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NZ3862
Four figure Latitude: 54.951208
Four figure longitude: -1.408223
1:25K map: NZ3862
1:10K map: NZ36SE
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DUR
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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