LEIC-A98D1E: Early medieval silver penny of Edward the Confessor

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-A98D1E

Object type certainty: Certain
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Early medieval silver penny of Edward the Confessor. Hammer cross type. 1059-67. Worcester mint (LIOFRIC ON PIHREC). North 828, p 181.

Notes:

Pre PAS museum Identification. Image provided by finder at time, obverse possibly lost from file.

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 1059
Date to: Circa AD 1067

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward the Confessor
Mint or issue place: Worcester

Obverse description: Bearded bust centre
Obverse inscription: EADWARDREX
Reverse description: 'Hammer cross'
Reverse inscription: LIOFRICONPIHREC

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Charnwood (District)
Parish or ward: Thurcaston and Cropston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK5611
Four figure Latitude: 52.69379563
Four figure longitude: -1.17285766
1:25K map: SK5611
1:10K map: SK51SE
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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