NARC-5DBF29: NARC-5DBF29 : Pennt : Cnut

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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-5DBF29

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete silver Early-Medieval penny of Cnut the Great (AD 1016-1035), dating to the period AD 1017-1023. Quatrefoil obverse type. Voided long cross reverse with each limb terminating in three crescents on quatrefoil with pellet at apex of each cusp reverse type. Uncertain mint and moneyer.

Diameter: 19.05mm, Thickness: 0.66mm, Weight: 1.1g

North Vol 1, p.169, no.796

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1017
Date to: Circa AD 1023

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.66 mm
Weight: 1.1 g
Diameter: 19.5 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Ellie Cox
Identified by: Miss Ellie Cox

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

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

Type: N 796 (Long Cross: Scandinavian Imitation)
Obverse description: Crowned bust left
Obverse inscription: CNVTREXANGLO’X
Reverse description: long cross with quatrefoil
Reverse inscription: +OR/NST/MIO/LRA
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: Wellingborough (District)
Parish or ward: Irchester (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP9366
Four figure Latitude: 52.28428207
Four figure longitude: -0.6380893
1:25K map: SP9366
1:10K map: SP96NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NARC
Created: 12 days ago
Updated: 12 days ago

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