LIN-F6F7CE: Anglo-Saxon silver penny

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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-F6F7CE

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver penny of Ecgberht from the West Saxon mint. Moneyer Tidman (TIDEMAN). Struck 828-839. Naismith type W9; North no. 589.

This coin is also recorded on the Early Medieval Coin Corpus as 2014.0317.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 828
Date to: Circa AD 839

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.35 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st January 2015 - Monday 3rd August 2015

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: EMC 2014.0317.

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Ecgberht of Wessex
Mint or issue place: West Saxon mint
Category: Coin of the kings of Wessex 9th-10th centuries

Type: N 589 (Ecgberht, West Saxon Mint)
Obverse description: In centre, SAXON irregularly placed
Obverse inscription: +ECGBEORHTREX
Reverse description: Cross pattee
Reverse inscription: +TIDEMAN MONE
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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Audit data

Recording Institution: LIN
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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