DOR-91C9BD: Early Medieval penny of Cnut the Great.

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Unique ID: DOR-91C9BD

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A silver penny of Cnut the Great (1016 - 1035) dating to 1024 - 1030."Pointed helmet" type (HILD.G). Short voided cross united at base by two circles, in centre a pellet; In each angle a broken annulet enclosing a pellet reverse type. Minted by Withrine in York.
Reference: North Vol 1, No. 787
Date: Late Early Medieval
Diameter: 18.22 mm
Weight: 0.88 g
Die axis: 12

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1024
Date to: Exactly AD 1030

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.88 g
Diameter: 18.22 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS 017585

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Cnut the Great
Mint or issue place: York
Category: Coin of the kings of All England 924/5-1066

Type: N 787 (Pointed Helmet) (Hild. G)
Obverse description: Helmeted bust facing left, holding sceptre
Obverse inscription: CNVT REX AN
Reverse description: Short voided cross united at base by two circles, in centre a pellet. In each angle a broken annulet enclosing a pellet.
Reverse inscription: WITHRINE MO EOF
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: North Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Child Okeford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST8312
Four figure Latitude: 50.90721646
Four figure longitude: -2.24315224
1:25K map: ST8312
1:10K map: ST81SW
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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Recording Institution: DOR
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