LIN-54ED79: Anglo-Saxon silver penny

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Unique ID: LIN-54ED79

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A Middle Saxon silver penny of Coenwulf from the East Anglian mint. Moneyer Lul, Naismith type E10.2. It seems to be from the same dies as six coins in Naismith's book (E10.2(j) to E10.2(o)). Struck circa 798-821; North no. 363. This coin is also recorded on the Early Medieval Coin Corpus as EMC 2015.0167.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Subperiod to: Middle
Date from: Circa AD 798
Date to: Circa AD 821

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.63 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st January 2015 - Thursday 2nd July 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Coenwulf of Mercia
Mint or issue place: East Anglia
Category: Coin of the kings of Mercia 8th-9th centuries

Type: N 363 (Cn. 98)
Obverse description: Unclear diademed bust right
Obverse inscription: [+COENV]VLFRE[EXM]
Reverse description: Large quatrefoil with one letter of the moneyers name LVL on each leaf
Reverse inscription: + / L / [V] / [L]
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: East Lindsey (District)
To be known as: East Lindsey

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

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