BUC-299978: Early Medieval coin: cut half of Edward the Martyr

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COIN

Unique ID: BUC-299978

Object type certainty: Certain
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Edward the Martyr cut half (broken)

Obverse: Only drapery of tunic survives [EDW]ARD R[EX ANGLORVM]

Rev: Part of small cross visible [...]COEN[...]

(North 763 p 157)

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 975
Date to: Circa AD 978

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 17.6 mm
Width: 10.76 mm
Weight: 0.47 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 3rd April 2013

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Edward the Martyr
Category: Coin of the kings of All England 924/5-1066

Type: N 763 (Edward Martyr's Small Cross)
Obverse description: Only drapery of tunic survives [EDW]ARD R[EX ANGLORVM] Part of small cross visible [...]COEN[...] Reverse description: Part of small cross visible [...]COEN[...]

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Pangbourne

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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