SF-4CF5DF: Early Medieval coin: penny of Harold I.

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A silver early Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) penny of Harold I (AD 1035-1040), dating to AD 1036-1037. Wulfwine moneyer. Mint of Huntington. North 802.

EMC 2019.0187.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1036
Date to: Circa AD 1037

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.13 mm
Weight: 1.02 g
Diameter: 17.51 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 7th March 2019

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

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

Type: N 802 (Harold I Jewel Cross)
Obverse description: Diademed draped bust left.
Obverse inscription: HARO-LD REX
Reverse description: Cross composed of four ovals united at their bases by two circles enclosing a pellet/
Reverse inscription: P.VLF.PINE ON HUNT three pellets
Initial mark: +
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Uttlesford (District)
To be known as: Little Bardfield

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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