BERK-546165: Early-medieval coin: Cut farthing of Edward the Confessor

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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-546165

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

An early-medieval cut silver farthing of Edward the Confessor (1042-66), radiate/small cross type dating to the period AD 1044-1046. North N816. Struck at the Wilton mint. Moneyer details are missing.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1044
Date to: Circa AD 1046

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 9.8 mm
Width: 12.8 mm
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 0.3 g

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2017.040

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut farthing
Ruler/issuer: Edward the Confessor
Mint or issue place: Wilton Castle
Category: Coin of the kings of All England 924/5-1066

Type: N 816 (Radiate - Small Cross) (Hild. A)
Obverse description: Radiate bust left
Obverse inscription: [..]E[...]
Reverse description: Small cross
Reverse inscription: [...] ON PIL[....]
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Vale of White Horse (District)
Parish or ward: Besselsleigh (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP4501
Four figure Latitude: 51.70594153
Four figure longitude: -1.35018019
1:25K map: SP4501
1:10K map: SP40SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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