LANCUM-06D495: Early medieval coin: penny of Edward the Elder

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-06D495

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete Early-Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) silver penny of Edward the Elder (899-924), minted by Raegenald (North 649).

Obverse: EADVVEARD REX; Small cross pattée

Reverse: REGEN/+++/ALNDMo (name in two lines divided by a row of three crosses)

North, J. J. 1994. English Hammered Coinage, Volume I, Early Anglo Saxon to Henry III, c. 600-1272. Spink & Son, London.

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 899
Date to: Circa AD 924

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.48 g
Diameter: 22.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st June 2017

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward the Elder
Category: Coin of the kings of Wessex 9th-10th centuries

Type: N 649 (Two-Line)
Obverse description: Small cross pattée
Obverse inscription: EADVVEARD REX
Reverse description: REGEN/+++/ALNDMo (name in two lines divided by a row of three crosses)
Reverse inscription: REGEN/+++/ALNDMo
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cumbria (County)
District: Allerdale (District)
To be known as: Cockermouth

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Recording Institution: LANCUM
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Updated: 4 years ago

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