SF-A84E72: Cut Halfpenny of Harold I

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Unique ID: SF-A84E72

Object type certainty: Certain
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A cut silver halfpenny of Harold I, Jewel Cross type, c. 1036-1037 AD. As North, 1980: no. 802.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1036
Date to: Circa AD 1037

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.51 g
Diameter: 18.11 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st March 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: EMC 2011.0125

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Harold Harefoot
Category: Coin of the kings of All England 924/5-1066

Type: N 802 (Harold I Jewel Cross)
Obverse description: Diademed bust left
Obverse inscription: +HAR[]DREX Reverse description: Cross formed from four ovals united at their centre by two circles enclosing a pellet
Reverse inscription: +PVLGAR O[]
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
To be known as: Near Thetford

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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