YORYM-AF561F: Early-Medieval Coin : Styca of Archbishop Wigmund of York

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Unique ID: YORYM-AF561F

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A copper-alloy Early-Medieval styca of Archbishop Wigmund of York dating to the period AD 837 - 850. Moneyer Coenred. Mint of Northumbria (possibly York).

North Vol 1, p.73, no.196.

Abramson, pl. 45, nos 1051-62.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 837
Date to: Circa AD 850

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.8 g
Diameter: 13.1 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E06292

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Styca
Ruler/issuer: Archbishop Wigmund of York
Mint or issue place: York
Category: Styca of Northumbria and York

Type: N 196 (Abp Wigmund; 'styca')
Obverse description: Name around cross
Obverse inscription: +VIGMVND IR EP
Reverse description: Name around cross
Reverse inscription: COENrED
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Harrogate (District)
Parish or ward: Spofforth with Stockeld (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE3652
Four figure Latitude: 53.96283588
Four figure longitude: -1.45278752
1:25K map: SE3652
1:10K map: SE35SE
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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