PUBLIC-A84D86: Edward The Confessor Obv

Rights Holder: Kent County Council
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Unique ID: PUBLIC-A84D86

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver penny of Edward the Confessor (1042-1066), Sovereign/Eagles type, dating to 1056-9. The moneyer is Godwine, mint is Stamford. Diameter 19.53, weight 1.29g.

Recorded by the EMC, no. 2012.0218.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Subperiod to: Late
Date from: Exactly AD 1056
Date to: Exactly AD 1059

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.1 mm
Weight: 1.29 g
Diameter: 19.53 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 26th August 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Richard Morrissey
Identified by: Mr Richard Morrissey

Other reference numbers

Other reference: EMC 2012.0218

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward the Confessor
Mint or issue place: Stamford
Category: Coin of the kings of All England 924/5-1066

Type: N 827 (Sovereign/Eagles) (Hild. H)
Obverse description: Crowned king facing, seated on throne with head turned in profile right. In right hand a sceptre, in left hand an orb topped with a cross.
Obverse inscription: EADPARD X ANGLO
Reverse description: Short voided cross with a bird in each angle.
Reverse inscription: +GODPINE ON STANF (NE ligated)

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Canterbury (District)
To be known as: Canterbury

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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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