LON-6F79FE: A Medieval silver penny of Burgred, King of Mercia, (AD852 - 874), Moneyer Dudecil, mint uncertain North type c No. 425.

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COIN

Unique ID: LON-6F79FE

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Medieval silver penny of Burgred, King of Mercia, (AD852 - 874), Moneyer Dudecil, mint uncertain, possibly London. North type c No. 425.

Obverse description: Diademed bust right, to flan.

Obverse inscription: +BVRGRED REX

Reverse description: Moneyer's name in three lines in and between two lunettes.

Reverse inscription: LMO/+DVDECI/ ETA

Dimensions: diameter: 20.68mm; weight: 1.13g.

Reference: North, J. J. 1980. English Hammered Coinage, Volume I. Early Anglo-Saxon to Henry III c.600-1272. Spink: London

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 852
Date to: Circa AD 874

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.13 g
Diameter: 20.68 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Stuart Wyatt
Identified by: Mr Stuart Wyatt

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Burgred of Mercia
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Coin of the kings of Mercia 8th-9th centuries

Type: N 425 (Burgred, lunette, broken at angles)
Obverse description: Diademed bust right, to flan.
Obverse inscription: +BVRGRED REX
Reverse description: Moneyer's name in three lines in and between two lunettes.
Reverse inscription: LMO/+DVDECI/ ETA
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: City of Westminster (London Borough)
Parish or ward: Vincent Square (London Borough Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3078
Four figure Latitude: 51.4860175
Four figure longitude: -0.12909005
1:25K map: TQ3078
1:10K map: TQ37NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Mudlarking
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: 2 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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