SF-3A1829: Early Medieval coin: penny of Cnut.

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-3A1829

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver Early Medieval penny of Cnut (AD 1016-1035), short cross, dating to AD 1029-1036. Mint of Lincoln; Colgrim moneyer. North p. 129, no. 790.

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 1029
Date to: Circa AD 1036

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.9 mm
Weight: 0.93 g
Diameter: 18.14 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 15th August 2019

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Cnut the Great
Mint or issue place: Lincoln
Category: Coin of the kings of All England 924/5-1066

Type: N 790 (Short Cross)
Obverse description: Diademed and draped bust left; holding sceptre with lis head in front.
Obverse inscription: CNVT. .RECX.:
Reverse description: Short cross voided; in centre, a circle enclosing a pellet,
Reverse inscription: COLGRIM ON LINCO
Initial mark: +
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Winston

Spatial coordinates


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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Updated: 2 years ago

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