NMS-6B70D1: Early Medieval coin : penny of Eadgar

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Unique ID: NMS-6B70D1

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An early medieval silver penny of Eadgar (959-975); Reform Portrait type (972.975); moneyer: Ercinbold; mint: Norwich, North 752, weight 1.46g.

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-Saxon
Date from: Circa AD 972
Date to: Exactly AD 975

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.46 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 14th November 2012 - Wednesday 12th December 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Adrian Marsden
Identified by: Dr Adrian Marsden
Secondary identifier: Dr John Naylor

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 33180
Other reference: AMD122012

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edgar the Peaceful
Mint or issue place: Norwich
Category: Coin of the kings of All England 924/5-1066

Type: N 752 (Reform portrait)
Obverse description: Diademed bust left
Obverse inscription: EADGAR REX ANGLOX (OX ligated)
Reverse description: Small cross pattee
Reverse inscription: ERCINBOLD M-O N-O
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
Parish or ward: Attleborough (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TM0396
Four figure Latitude: 52.524042
Four figure longitude: 0.990902
1:25K map: TM0396
1:10K map: TM09NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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