SOM-FA6C66: Cut halfpenny of Edward the Confessor

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-FA6C66

Object type certainty: Certain
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An Early Medieval cut halfpenny of Edward the Confessor (AD 1042-1066), dating to AD 1050-1053. Minted by an uncertain moneyer at Shaftesbury. North (1980: 141) no. 820.

Find of note status

This has been noted as an interesting find by the recorder.

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
Weight: 0.8 g
Diameter: 20.1 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Wil Partridge
Identified by: Mr Wil Partridge

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt: 019753

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

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

Type: N 820 (Expanding Cross, light)
Obverse description: Diademed bust left holding trefoil topped sceptre infront
Obverse inscription: [...]RD REX Reverse description: Voided short cross with expanding arms
Reverse inscription: [...]ON SCEFTCS[...]
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: West Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Piddletrenthide (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST7000
Four figure Latitude: 50.79877805
Four figure longitude: -2.4270524
1:25K map: ST7000
1:10K map: ST70SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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