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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-4B4EB4

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An early-medieval silver penny of Offa of Mercia (757-96), Light Coinage (c.765-92) under Eadberht, Bishop of London (North 280; Chick 81). mint: London. Ref: North 1994: 85; Chiick 2010.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Ascribed Culture: Anglo-Saxon style
Date from: Circa AD 765
Date to: Circa AD 792

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.9 mm
Weight: 1.11 g
Diameter: 16.6 mm

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Other reference numbers

Museum accession number: nlm7319

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Offa of Mercia and Bishop Eadberht of London
Category: Coin of the kings of Mercia 8th-9th centuries

Type: N 280 (Light coinage, lozenge obverse)
Obverse description: Lozange with incurved sides, containing a circle with a cross of lobes on a saltire botonnee.
Obverse inscription: OFFA REX
Reverse description: two beaded lines dividing the inscription one three levels.
Reverse inscription: EAD/BERH/T EP

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Roxby cum Risby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9217
Four figure Latitude: 53.641435
Four figure longitude: -0.609888
1:25K map: SE9217
1:10K map: SE91NW
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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 18 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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