LIN-2E71EC: Early Medieval silver penny

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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-2E71EC

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

Fragment of a silver coin, probably an Early Medieval penny of Burgred (852-874), Lunette type (as per North 423ff). Possibly moneyer DVDA.

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 852
Date to: Circa AD 874

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 8 mm
Width: 7 mm
Weight: 0.15 g

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Burgred of Mercia
Category: Coin of the kings of Mercia 8th-9th centuries

Type: Penny of Burgred (no further details)
Obverse description: Unclear; three lines?
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: Text below solid line; ?originally three lines of text
Reverse inscription: [ ]VD[ ]
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Torksey area

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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: LIN
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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