SF-CB4A62: Early Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) coin:  penny of Edmund I.

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Unique ID: SF-CB4A62

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An incomplete silver Early Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) penny of Edmund I, dating to the period c. AD 939 - 946. Crowned bust type. Unclear mint. The coin provides a new moneyer in Eadmund's Bust Crowned type: EALMO(D)E. Cf North 697.

EMC 2019.0209

Find of note status

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

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 939
Date to: Circa AD 946

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.03 mm
Weight: 1.23 g
Diameter: 19.88 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 7th June 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: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Edmund I of England
Category: Coin of the kings of Wessex 9th-10th centuries

Type: N 697 (Bust Crowned, without mint)
Obverse description: Crowned bust right.
Obverse inscription: EADMVND REX
Reverse description: small cross pattee
Reverse inscription: [...]E. ALMO(N)E MONE
Initial mark: +
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: South Norfolk (District)
To be known as: Dickleburgh

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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