BUC-E6BBF5: Early Medieval Coin: Penny of Harold I

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Unique ID: BUC-E6BBF5

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver early medieval coin of Harold I (1035-40) dating to Spring 1036 to 1028. Jewel cross type. Struck in London by the moneyer Brungar. North 1994, 170, 802. BMC i.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1036
Date to: Circa AD 1038

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.86 g
Diameter: 16.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 26th May 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Arwen Wood
Identified by: Arwen Wood

Other reference numbers

Other reference: AYBCM 4519

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Harold Harefoot
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Coin of the kings of All England 924/5-1066

Type: N 802 var (Harold I Jewel Cross: double band to diadem)
Obverse description: Double band diademed bust left
Obverse inscription: HAROLD REX
Reverse description: Cross composed of four ovals united at their bases by two circles enclosing a pellet
Reverse inscription: BRVNGAR ON LVND
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
Parish or ward: Beachampton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7738
Four figure Latitude: 52.03506924
Four figure longitude: -0.87892758
1:25K map: SP7738
1:10K map: SP73NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Date find submitted for recording
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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