LVPL-C15BC5: Early medieval penny

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-C15BC5

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An early-medieval silver penny of Eadberth Praen of Kent (769-798), Naismith C9A, moneyer: Æthelnoth, mint: Canterbury. Ref: Naismith 2011 v2: 41.

Obverse: AMD//BEARHE//REX divided by beaded lines.

Reverse: E[ ]/[ ]l/NOD; voided tribrach surrounded by a beaded border., mint

Moneyer: Æthelnoth

Notes:

The only other coin of this type published (Naismith C9A) is fragmentary with c.2/3 surviving. It appears to share an obverse die link with this coin.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: Regional importance

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Ascribed Culture: Anglo-Scandinavian
Date from: Circa AD 796
Date to: Circa AD 798

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.2 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st May 2016 - Tuesday 24th May 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Secondary identifier: Dr John Naylor

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Eadberht III Præn
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: Penny of the kings of Kent 8th-9th centuries

Type: Naismith C9A (Eadberht Præn: moneyer Æthelnoth; tribrach)
Obverse description: Legend divided by beaded lines, within beaded boarder.
Obverse inscription: AMD//BEARHE//REX
Reverse description: Voided tribrach surrounded by a beaded border.
Reverse inscription: E[ ]/[ ]L/NOD
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Tiverton

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Naismith, R 2011 The Coinage of Southern England 796-865 London British Numismatic Society

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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