GLO-8B87B8: GLO-8B87B8 Coin of Edward the Confessor

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COIN

Unique ID: GLO-8B87B8

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

Silver cut quarter of Edward the Confessor, trefoil / quadrilateral type dated to 1046-1048.

Obverse: The back of a diademed and draped bust facing right ED
Reverse: Quadrilateral with pellet in centre and trefoils at angles over voided short cross GO

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 1046
Date to: Circa AD 1048

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 8 mm
Width: 9 mm
Weight: 0.26 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st September 2017 - Wednesday 1st November 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Kurt Adams
Identified by: Mr Kurt Adams

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 817 (Trefoil Quadrilateral) (Hild. C)
Obverse description: The back of a diademed and draped bust facing right
Obverse inscription: ED Reverse description: Quadrilateral with pellet in centre and trefoils at angles over voided short cross
Reverse inscription: GO
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Forest of Dean (District)
Parish or ward: Dymock (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO7132
Four figure Latitude: 51.98569274
Four figure longitude: -2.42369309
1:25K map: SO7132
1:10K map: SO73SW
What3Words: boring.used.retailing
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: GLO
Created: Wednesday 24th January 2018
Updated: 2 weeks ago

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