DOR-922427: Early medieval coin: penny of Edward the Confessor

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Unique ID: DOR-922427

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A silver penny of Edward the Confessor (1042 - 1066) dating to 1050 - 1053. Light coinage. Bust b. Expanding cross reverse. Minted by Godric in Lincoln
Reference: North Vol 1, No. 821
Date: Late Early-Medieval
Diameter: 18.50 mm
Weight: 0.40 g
Die axis: 3

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Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Subperiod to: Late
Date from: Circa AD 1050
Date to: Circa AD 1053

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.4 g
Diameter: 18.5 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: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Edward the Confessor
Mint or issue place: Lincoln
Category: Coin of the kings of All England 924/5-1066

Type: N 821 (Expanding cross, light [Pacx-style portrait]) (Hild. E var)
Obverse description: Diademed bust facing left. Bust b
Obverse inscription: [-]EDWA[--]
Reverse description: Expanding cross
Reverse inscription: GOD[RIC ON LI]NCOL
Die axis measurement: 3 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: Stourpaine (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST8509
Four figure Latitude: 50.88029529
Four figure longitude: -2.21458346
1:25K map: ST8509
1:10K map: ST80NE
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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