LIN-A8D058: Anglo-Saxon silver penny

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Unique ID: LIN-A8D058

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A silver Anglo-Saxon penny of Ecgberht of Wessex's Dorob C type, dated to 828-839. Recorded on the Fitzwilliam's Corpus of Early Medieval Coins, reference no. EMC 2012.0238.

The coin is of the Canterbury mint, moneyer Deormod.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Date from: Circa AD 828
Date to: Circa AD 839

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.15 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 3rd October 2012

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: EMC 2012.0238

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Ecgberht of Wessex
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: Coin of the kings of Wessex 9th-10th centuries

Type: N 573 (Ecgberht, Portrait/Dorob C)
Obverse description: Helmeted bust right
Obverse inscription: [ ]ECGBEA[ ]TREX
Reverse description: Monogram of DOROB C
Reverse inscription: +DIORMO[ ]MNE[ ] (NE ligated)
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
To be known as: near Louth

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: LIN
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 9 years ago

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