LVPL-B32CD5: Early medieval penny

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-B32CD5

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

A silver penny of Ecgbert King of Wessex (802-839). Non-portrait type, minted in Canterbury AD 825-828.

Obverse: H(EC)BEARHT REX; plain cross.

Reverse: SWE(F)HERD; five limbed cross.

North no. 568.

Find of note status

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

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 825
Date to: Circa AD 828

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.1 g
Diameter: 20 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 30th October 2016 - Sunday 30th October 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

Materials and construction

Primary material: Mortar or plaster
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Ecgberht of Wessex
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: Coin of the kings of Wessex 9th-10th centuries

Type: N 568 (Ecgberht, Non-Portrait, Canterbury)
Obverse description: Plain cross.
Obverse inscription: H(EC)BEARHT REX
Reverse description: Five limbed cross.
Reverse inscription: SWE(F)HERD
Degree of wear: Worn: 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: Cotton Edmunds

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Updated: 2 years ago

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