NMS-BDD828: Early Medieval coin : St Peter of York penny

Rights Holder: Norfolk County Council
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Unique ID: NMS-BDD828

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An early medieval (Anglo-Scandinavian) silver penny, Two-line type in the name of St. Peter of York (Phase II), North 553, c.910-20

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: County / local importance

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Subperiod to: Late
Ascribed Culture: Anglo-Scandinavian style
Date from: Circa AD 910
Date to: Circa AD 920

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.22 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 20th August 2012 - Monday 17th September 2012

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Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 53143
Other reference: NMD092012

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Anonymous (St Peter of York)
Mint or issue place: York
Category: Coin of the Viking invaders 9th-10th centuries

Type: N 553 (St Peter, Phase II, Two-Line (Horizontal))
Obverse description: SCIIIT/R in two lines, branch above, key below, propellor-like symbol in lower left field
Obverse inscription: SCIIIT/R
Reverse description: cross pattee
Reverse inscription: B.RACEC
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)
Parish or ward: Scarning (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF9611
Four figure Latitude: 52.66127769
Four figure longitude: 0.89673774
1:25K map: TF9611
1:10K map: TF91SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1994 English Hammered Coinage: Volume I. Early Anglo-Saxon to Henry III, c. 600-1272 London Spink and Son Ltd 116 553

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Audit data

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Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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