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Unique ID: BERK-88F9D7
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
A silver cut halfpenny of the early-medieval period, dating to the reign of Edward the Confessor and struck in Wilton (Wiltshire) between AD 1059-1062. The moneyer's name is on the opposing half of the coin. Hammer cross type North N828.
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Weight: 0.6 g
Diameter: 18.62 mm
Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 22nd September 2012
This object was found at Weekend Wanderers - Letcombe Bassett 2012
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Other reference: Tkt 343
Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Edward the Confessor
Mint or issue place: Wilton Castle
Category: Coin of the kings of All England 924/5-1066
Type: Edward the Confessor, Hammer Cross (no further details, N 828/N 829)
Obverse description: Crowned bust facing right, bearded with sceptre in front
Obverse inscription: [EADW]ARD [REX]
Reverse description: Hammer cross type; a voided short cross, at the end of each arm a segmant of a circle with a pellet at each end.
Reverse inscription: [... O]N PILTVN
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
4 Figure: SU3685
Four figure Latitude: 51.562735
Four figure longitude: -1.482058
1:25K map: SU3685
1:10K map: SU38NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.
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