SF-480EA4: Early Medieval coin: cut halfpenny of Cnut.

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Unique ID: SF-480EA4

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver Early Medieval cut halfpenny of Cnut (AD 1016-1035), short cross type, dating to AD 1029-1035 . Mint unclear; moneyer unclear.

EMC 2020.0247

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1029
Date to: Circa AD 1035

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.69 mm
Weight: 0.46 g
Diameter: 16.75 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 2nd November 2019

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: EMC 2020.0247

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Cnut the Great
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].
Obverse inscription: CNV-[...]
Reverse description: Voided short cross with annulet at centre.
Reverse inscription: EM(A)N ON[...]
Initial mark: -
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
Parish or ward: Bradfield St. Clare (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL9057
Four figure Latitude: 52.17852602
Four figure longitude: 0.77747723
1:25K map: TL9057
1:10K map: TL95NW
Grid reference source: From 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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