KENT-96704E: Jewel Cross penny of Harold I

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Unique ID: KENT-96704E

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An abraded early-medieval silver penny of Harold I (1035-38) solo reign (1037-1038). Jewel Cross type (AD 1036-1038). Mint of London, moneyer Edric. North (1994) No. 802, bust 4.

Measurements: 17.5mm in diameter, 0.70mm thick and 0.94g in weight

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1037
Date to: Circa AD 1038

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 0.94 g
Diameter: 17.5 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Identified by: Mr Jo Ahmet

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Harold Harefoot
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Coin of the kings of All England 924/5-1066

Type: N 802 var (Harold I Jewel Cross: single band to diadem)
Obverse description: Diademed bust left, single banded diademed (bust 4)
Obverse inscription: +HAR-OLD R
Reverse description: Cross composed of four ovals united as their base by two circles enclosing a pellet
Reverse inscription: ERDIC ON LV[N]DENE
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Shepway (District)
Parish or ward: Old Romney (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR0325
Four figure Latitude: 50.98859507
Four figure longitude: 0.89107695
1:25K map: TR0325
1:10K map: TR02NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 13 days ago
Updated: 11 days ago

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