NLM-F2F19C: Early Medieval Coin: Penny of Eadger of England

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-F2F19C

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Penny of Eadger of England (959-975), kindly identified by Martin Allen as HPI (North 742), and the sixth example of an issue of a previously unrecorded moneyer, probably based at York, 959-973. Chipped.

Obverse description: Small central cross pattee; a similar cross close to the inner edge of the inner circle. Also initial cross pattee, again the same.

Obverse inscription: +[--]DGAR' REX ANG

Reverse description: Legend over two lines separated by a line of three crosses pattee and framed by a pellet top and bottom.

Reverse inscription: ASHV / +++ / NDH[?O]

Diameter: 21.1mm, Weight: 1.13gms, die axis: 12

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Ascribed Culture: Anglo-Saxon
Date from: Exactly AD 953
Date to: Exactly AD 973

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.13 g
Diameter: 21.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 9th April 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Dr Martin Allen
Secondary identifier: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM39160

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edgar the Peaceful
Category: Coin of the kings of All England 924/5-1066

Type: N 742 (Two-Line (H): HP 1) [var: usually extra cross in field]
Obverse description: Small central cross pattee; a similar cross close to the inner edge of the inner circle.
Obverse inscription: +[--]DGAR' REX ANG
Reverse description: Legend over two lines separated by a line of three crosses pattee and framed by a pellet top and bottom.
Reverse inscription: ASHV / +++ / NDH[?O]
Initial mark: cross pattee
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Barton upon Humber

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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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