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Unique ID: WAW-A5B442
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published
Early Medieval coin: silver penny of Archbishop Wulfred of Canterbury, 'Baldred type' (c.823-5; North 239; Naismith C68) minted in Canterbury by moneyer Swefherd. Ref: North 1994: 79; Naismith 2011.
The flan is incomplete, missing the outer beaded edge from 5 o'clock to 9 o'clock (obverse).
This is a find of note and has been designated: Regional importance
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Ascribed Culture: Anglo-Saxon style
Date from: Circa AD 823
Date to: Circa AD 825
Weight: 1.17 g
Diameter: 20.74 mm
Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 15th May 2016 - Sunday 15th May 2016
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Ruler/issuer: Archbishop Wulfred of Canterbury
Mint or issue place: Canterbury
Category: Penny of the Archbishops of Canterbury 8th-9th century
Type: N 239 (Abp Wulfred Group VI Baldred type)
Obverse description: New tonsured facing bust within inner circle.
Obverse inscription: [V]VLFRED ARCHIEPIS
Reverse description: DRVR / CITS within inner circle.
Reverse inscription: SVVEFHERD MONET (NE ligated)
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
4 Figure: SP3298
Four figure Latitude: 52.57887811
Four figure longitude: -1.52920054
1:25K map: SP3298
1:10K map: SP39NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.
|Author||Publication Year||Title||Publication Place||Publisher||Pages||Reference|
|Naismith, R||2011||The Coinage of Southern England 796-865||London||British Numismatic Society|
|North, J.J.||1994||English Hammered Coinage: Volume I. Early Anglo-Saxon to Henry III, c. 600-1272||London||Spink and Son Ltd|