SWYOR-A1B4A9: Early Medieval coin: a silver penny

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Unique ID: SWYOR-A1B4A9

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A fragment of an Early Medieval coin: a silver penny. Less than quarter of the coin survives, so identification is not at all certain, but it is possibly a penny of Edward the Elder (AD 899 - 924), Portrait type, moneyer Framwis. North (1994) Voluem 1 number 651 on page 127. It is 10.2mm long, 8mm wide and 0.7mm thick. It weighs 0.23g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Ascribed Culture: Anglo-Saxon style
Date from: Circa AD 899
Date to: Circa AD 924

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 10.2 mm
Width: 8 mm
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 0.23 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 19th April 2018 - Thursday 19th July 2018

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 3193

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward the Elder
Mint or issue place: Unknown
Category: Coin of the kings of Wessex 9th-10th centuries

Type: N 651 (Portrait)
Obverse description: Missing
Obverse inscription: [...]EX
Reverse description: Moneyer's name in (probably) two lines with a pellet below
Reverse inscription: [FRAMWI]S M[O]
Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Bassetlaw (District)
Parish or ward: Everton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6890
Four figure Latitude: 53.40245174
Four figure longitude: -0.97868754
1:25K map: SK6890
1:10K map: SK69SE
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

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Audit data

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

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