BERK-1536EB: Early-medieval coin: Penny of Edward the Confessor

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Unique ID: BERK-1536EB

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete silver medieval penny of Edward the Confessor (AD 1042-1066), dating to the period AD 1059-1062. Hammer Cross type, struck by the moneyer Brunwine at Wallingford. North N828.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Subperiod to: Late
Date from: Exactly AD 1059
Date to: Circa AD 1062

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 1 g
Diameter: 19.8 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: OXPAS2017.263

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward the Confessor
Mint or issue place: Wallingford
Category: Coin of the kings of All England 924/5-1066

Type: N 828 (Hammer Cross) (Hild. G)
Obverse description: Crowned bust, bearded, facing right
Obverse inscription: [E]ADPARD R[EX] Reverse description: Voided cross with curved line terminals (hammer cross)
Reverse inscription: BRVNP[...]PAL[..]L
Die axis measurement: 9 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: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
To be known as: Aston Sandford

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 10 months ago
Updated: 10 months ago

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