YORYM-687CCE: Early-Medieval Coin : Penny of Harthacnut

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Unique ID: YORYM-687CCE

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver penny of Harthacnut dating to the period AD 1040 - 1042. Sole reign. Arm and sceptre type. Quadrilateral over short cross reverse. Unclear moneyer. Unclear of York.

North, p.171, no.811.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1040
Date to: Circa AD 1042

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 12.4 mm
Width: 12.8 mm
Weight: 0.6 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E05943

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

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

Type: N 799 ('Cnut' Arm and Sceptre)
Obverse description: Bust left with sceptre
Obverse inscription: [----]CNV [-----]
Reverse description: Quadrilateral over short cross
Reverse inscription: [-----]ERPIC
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Skerne and Wansford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TA0353
Four figure Latitude: 53.96283441
Four figure longitude: -0.43154204
1:25K map: TA0353
1:10K map: TA05SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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