LON-2B11B0: An early medieval silver penny of King Eadmund, dating AD 939-946.

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Unique ID: LON-2B11B0

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An early medieval silver penny of King Eadmund, dating AD 939-946. This coin is of the two line type and was minted in Winchester by Oric. The coin has been broken along one side, but is otherwise in good condition. A parallel for this coin can be found in North (1975, no. 688).

Dimensions: diameter: 16.87 mm; weight: 0.51g.

Reference: North, J. J. 1975. English Hammered Coinage, Volume 1. Early Anglo-Saxon to Henry III c.600-1272. Spink: London

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 939
Date to: Circa AD 946

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.51 g
Diameter: 16.87 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Ben Paites
Identified by: Mr Ben Paites

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edmund I of England
Mint or issue place: Southern England
Category: Coin of the kings of All England 924/5-1066

Type: N 688 (Two-Line (H): HT 1)
Obverse description: Small cross pattee with a moulded circle separating text from motif and running around the edge.
Obverse inscription: EADMVND R[EX]
Reverse description: The name of the moneyer OTIC above and MON below with three cross pattee in between. There is beading and a linear border around the edge of the reverse.
Reverse inscription: OTIC / +++ / MON
Initial mark: trefoil
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

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County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)

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