NCL-D04212: Early Medieval coin: penny of Edward the Martyr

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Unique ID: NCL-D04212

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Silver penny of Edward the Martyr (975-978). Minted in Stamford, moneyer was Hild.

North no. 763 (pg 151 in North vol. 1).

Find of note status

This has been noted as an interesting find by the recorder.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.62 mm
Weight: 1 g
Diameter: 19.96 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 3rd August 2010 - Thursday 3rd February 2011

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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: Stamford
Category: Coin of the kings of All England 924/5-1066

Type: N 763 (Edward Martyr's Small Cross)
Obverse description: Bust facing left.
Obverse inscription: EADWEARD REX AN
Reverse description: small cross pattee
Reverse inscription: HILD M-O STAMFORDA
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Claxby with Moorby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF3064
Four figure Latitude: 53.157269
Four figure longitude: -0.057229
1:25K map: TF3064
1:10K map: TF36SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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

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