SF-0DB725: Norwegian penny of Olav Kyrre

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Unique ID: SF-0DB725

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver Norwegian penny of Olav Kyrre, Stenersen's Group L, c.1067-1093 AD. Identified by M. Allen (Fitzwilliam Museum).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1067
Date to: Circa AD 1093

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.32 g
Diameter: 16.87 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 26th December 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Martin Allen

Other reference numbers

Other reference: EMC 2012.0322

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Category: Non English coin
Obverse description: Facing bust, rays emanating from the body, a cross(?) to the right
Reverse description: Voided cross within an inner circle
Reverse inscription: +[ ][R?]N[ ]II[ ]II

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Near Bury St Edmunds

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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Updated: 5 years ago

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