LEIC-9FF5BE: early medieval two line penny

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Unique ID: LEIC-9FF5BE

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2 Early medieval silver fragments of two line pennies, Probably issued by Eadwig 955-57, moneyer Heriger for one fragment, York mint. SCBI 64, 395-400, Pl. 17.

L W T wgt Obv. Rev.
11 7 0.5 0.2 GR HE (ligated)
15 11 0.5 0.39 REX + + / ERM

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder after being disclaimed as Treasure

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2015T612


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 955
Date to: Circa AD 957

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 2
Length: 11 mm
Width: 7 mm
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 0.2 g

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Other reference numbers

Treasure case number: 2015T612

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Eadwig of England
Category: Coin of the kings of Wessex 9th-10th centuries

Obverse description: Part of inscription in solid line
Obverse inscription: see table
Reverse description: two lines of inscription with three crosses in centre
Reverse inscription: see table

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Grimston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6821
Four figure Latitude: 52.78230625
Four figure longitude: -0.9932637
1:25K map: SK6821
1:10K map: SK62SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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