LON-9F6E43: medieval penny of Edward the Confessor dating to 1048 to 1050 AD.

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COIN

Unique ID: LON-9F6E43

Object type certainty: Certain
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An early medieval penny of Edward the Confessor dating to 1048 to 1050 AD. Possibly struck by Leofwine in Thetford. Small flan type (N818). It measures 14.8mm diameter x 1.1mm thickness and weighs 0.93g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1048
Date to: Exactly AD 1050

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.1 mm
Weight: 0.93 g
Diameter: 14.8 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Kath Creed
Identified by: Miss Kath Creed

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

Type: N 818 (Small Flan) (Hild. B)
Obverse description: Diademed bust left
Obverse inscription: EDVE-RD REX
Reverse description: Voided short cross
Reverse inscription: LEOFV?IN-E ON T...
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Braintree (District)
Parish or ward: Kelvedon (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL8717
Four figure Latitude: 51.820329
Four figure longitude: 0.711847
1:25K map: TL8717
1:10K map: TL81NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
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: LON
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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