SF-5BF464:

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-5BF464

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn silver hammered cut farthing struck for Edward the Confessor, dating c. 1050-1053. 'Expanding cross' type, moneyer and mint uncertain. North 823.

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 1050
Date to: Circa AD 1053

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 9.58 mm
Width: 10.01 mm
Weight: 0.4 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 10th September 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut farthing
Ruler/issuer: Edward the Confessor
Category: Coin of the kings of All England 924/5-1066

Type: N 823 (Expanding cross, heavy)
Obverse description: Diademed bust left, sceptre in front
Obverse inscription: [+EDPE]R[D REX]
Reverse description: Voided short cross with expanding limbs, joined at centre by two circles, all within an inner circle
Reverse inscription: [....]RIC O[....]

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: East Cambridgeshire (District)
To be known as: Isleham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
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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Updated: 6 months ago

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