SF-79B611: Early Medieval coin: penny of Edward the Martyr.

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-79B611

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver Early Medieval penny of Edward the Martyr, small cross pattee, dating to AD 975-978. Wilebeart moneyer. Mint of Ipswich. North 763.

EMC 2019.0105

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 975
Date to: Circa AD 978

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.94 mm
Weight: 1.32 g
Diameter: 20.14 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 10th January 2019

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Secondary identifier: Dr Martin Allen

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Edward the Martyr
Mint or issue place: Ipswich

Type: N 763 (Edward Martyr's Small Cross)
Obverse description: Diademed and draped bust left, within beaded circle.
Obverse inscription: EADPEARD REX ANGLO
Reverse description: Small cross pattee , in linear circle.
Reverse inscription: PILEBEA.RTM-O GIPE
Initial mark: +
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Forest Heath (District)
To be known as: Worlington

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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