BERK-4B00C4: Early-medieval coin: Penny of Edward the Confessor

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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-4B00C4

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A complete but worn silver penny of Edward the Confessor (AD 1042-1066) dating to the period AD 1065-1066, 'pyramid' issue. Struck by the moneyer Sired at Canterbury. North N831. Hild. I.

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Find of note status

This has been noted as an interesting find by the recorder.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1065
Date to: Exactly AD 1066

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.2 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 17th April 2016

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: OXPAS2016.001

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward the Confessor
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: Coin of the kings of All England 924/5-1066

Type: N 831 (Pyramids) (Hild. I)
Obverse description: Crowned and bearded bust right, sceptre in front
Obverse inscription: EADPARD REX
Reverse description: Voided cross with 'pyramids' in each quarter
Reverse inscription: SIRED ON C[...]TV
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: East Garston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU3680
Four figure Latitude: 51.51777997
Four figure longitude: -1.48256767
1:25K map: SU3680
1:10K map: SU38SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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

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