LIN-862A30: Early Medieval coin

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Unique ID: LIN-862A30

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An early medieval silver penny of Ecgberht of Wessex (802-39); Portrait type (North 573 / Naismith C82); mint: Canterbury; moneyer: Diormod; c.AD828-39.

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Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Subperiod to: Middle
Ascribed Culture: Anglo-Saxon style
Date from: Circa AD 828
Date to: Circa AD 839

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 20 mm

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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: Bust right
Obverse inscription: +ECGBEARHT REX
Reverse description: Monogram of DOROB C
Reverse inscription: DOROB C; DIORMOD.MNET [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: West Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Caistor (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TA1101
Four figure Latitude: 53.494004
Four figure longitude: -0.328298
1:25K map: TA1101
1:10K map: TA10SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Gardening
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Garden

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Recording Institution: LIN
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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