LEIC-CDEB04: Medieval silver penny of Edward the Confessor

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Unique ID: LEIC-CDEB04

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An Early Medieval silver penny of Edward The Confessor (1042-66), mint: Warwick, moneyer: Leofing (LVFFINC), Bust facing/Small cross type, BMC xiii, North 830, 1062-65.


Warwick was a small mint in Late Anglo-Saxon England and finds from here are rare. This is one of very few provenanced finds from the mint.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: Regional importance

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Subperiod to: Late
Ascribed Culture: Anglo-Saxon
Date from: Circa AD 1062
Date to: Circa AD 1065

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 1.05 g
Diameter: 15.5 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott
Secondary identifier: Dr John Naylor

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

Type: N 830 (Bust Facing / Small Cross) (Hild. Ac)
Obverse description: Facing crowned draped bust with beard
Obverse inscription: EDPARD RECX
Reverse description: small cross patee
Reverse inscription: LVFFINC ON PEAR
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Stratford-on-Avon (District)
Parish or ward: Long Itchington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP4065
Four figure Latitude: 52.281695
Four figure longitude: -1.415087
1:25K map: SP4065
1:10K map: SP46NW
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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