GLO-2D4A3D: GLO-2D4A3D Silver cut halfpenny of Edward the Confessor

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COIN

Unique ID: GLO-2D4A3D

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Silver cut halfpenny of Edward the Confessor, Sovereign/Eagle type c.1056-59.

Obverse inscription: ARD REX [AN]GL
Reverse inscription: LFPOLD

The moneyer is Ælfwold who was minting in London, Salisbury and Wilton. However, examples where he spelt his name ALFPOLD are know from the Wilton mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1056
Date to: Circa AD 1059

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 20 mm
Width: 10 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 16th June 2014 - Sunday 22nd June 2014

Personal details

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

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: N 827 (Sovereign/Eagles) (Hild. H)
Obverse description: Bottom half of the king seated on throne
Obverse inscription: ARD REX [AN]GL
Reverse description: Voided short-cross with a birds in each angle
Reverse inscription: LFPOLD
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Stroud (District)
Parish or ward: Brimscombe and Thrupp (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO8604
Four figure Latitude: 51.73453259
Four figure longitude: -2.20412912
1:25K map: SO8604
1:10K map: SO80SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: GLO
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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