HAMP-9A558A: Early-medieval coin : penny of Harold I

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Unique ID: HAMP-9A558A

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An early-medieval penny of Harold I (1035-40), 'Jewel cross' type, bust 1, dating to 1036-8. Moneyer Eadwold, mint uncertain (Lincoln, London, Canterbury). The coin has been bent into an 'S' shape in profile.
Reference: North 802

Find of note status

This has been noted as an interesting find by the recorder.

Evidence of reuse: Bent into 'S' shape in profile.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1036
Date to: Circa AD 1038

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.87 g
Diameter: 17.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 14th February 2019 - Thursday 14th February 2019

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Ms Katie Hinds
Secondary identifier: Ms Katie Hinds

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Hampshire Cultural Trust Object Entry Form HMHCT 773

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Harold Harefoot
Category: Coin of the kings of All England 924/5-1066

Type: N 802 (Harold I Jewel Cross)
Obverse description: Diademed bust left (bust 1).
Obverse inscription: +HAROL-D REX A:
Reverse description: Cross composed of four ovals united at their bases by two circles enclosing a pellet.
Reverse inscription: +EADPOLD ON I.STCEPL[..]
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
Parish or ward: Crawley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4234
Four figure Latitude: 51.1037689
Four figure longitude: -1.40150422
1:25K map: SU4234
1:10K map: SU43SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 23 days ago
Updated: 10 days ago

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