NARC-5C03F2:

Rights Holder: Northamptonshire County Council
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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-5C03F2

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

An Early Medieval silver penny of Archbishop Wulfred of Canterbury (810-15), Group II 'transitional monogram' type (815-23; North 240). Minted by the moneyer Swefherd at Canterbury. Reference: North 1994: No.240, Fig.18.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: Include in MedArch

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 810
Date to: Circa AD 815

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.1 g
Diameter: 20 mm

Personal details

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Archbishop Wulfred of Canterbury
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: Penny of the Archbishops of Canterbury 8th-9th century

Type: N 240 (Abp Wulfred Group II transitional monogram)
Obverse description: Tonsured bust facing within inner circle
Obverse inscription: WVLFREDI ARCHIEPISCOPI
Reverse description: Monogram of DOROBERNIA
Reverse inscription: SVVEFHERD MONETA
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: Huntingdonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Brington and Molesworth (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL0676
Four figure Latitude: 52.37180033
Four figure longitude: -0.44443818
1:25K map: TL0676
1:10K map: TL07NE
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: NARC
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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