YORYM-A14D9B: Early-Medieval Coin : Penny of Burgred

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-A14D9B

Object type certainty: Certain
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An Early Medieval (Anglo Saxon) silver penny of Burgred, King of Mercia, dating to the period AD 852 - 874. Type A. Moneyer's name in three lines reverse. Moneyer Berheah. Mint of Mercia.

North Vol 1, p.100, no.423.

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 852
Date to: Circa AD 874

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.7 g
Diameter: 18.8 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: Burgred of Mercia
Category: Coin of the kings of Mercia 8th-9th centuries

Type: N 423 (Burgred, lunette, unbroken)
Obverse description: Diademed bust right
Obverse inscription: BVRGRED RE[X]
Reverse description: Moneyer's name in three lines
Reverse inscription: MON//BERHIA//[ETA]
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Scarborough (District)
Parish or ward: Hunmanby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TA0675
Four figure Latitude: 54.15987645
Four figure longitude: -0.37815276
1:25K map: TA0675
1:10K map: TA07NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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

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