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    • Category: Coin of the kings of Wessex 9th-10th centuries

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Record ID: IOW-1819EC
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete and bent Early-Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) silver penny of Ecgberht, king of Wessex (802-839). Non-portrait type, dating to the period c. 828-839 (North 1994: 119, ref: 589). Minted by Beornehart at the West Saxon mint (probably Winchester). Initial marks: cross pattée/cross pattée. Obverse: +ECGBEORHT REX; In centre SAXON irregularly placed. Reverse: +BEORNEH[A]RT; Cross pattée. Diameter: 19.0mm. Weight: 1.36g. DA=12:9. North, J.J. 1994. English Hammered Coinage, Volume I, Early Anglo Saxon to Henry III, c. 600-1272. Spink & Son, London.
Created on: Monday 12th August 2019
Last updated: Friday 16th August 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-CB4A62
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete silver Early Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) penny of Edmund I, dating to the period c. AD 939 - 946. Crowned bust type. Unclear mint. The coin provides a new moneyer in Eadmund's Bust Crowned type: EALMO(D)E. Cf North 697. EMC 2019.0209
Created on: Wednesday 3rd July 2019
Last updated: Monday 8th July 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Dickleburgh', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-CAC2B6
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A silver Early Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) penny of Ecgberht king of Wessex (AD 802-839), non portrait type, possibly dating to c. AD 828-839. West Saxon mint; Ecgraed moneyer. Cf North 589. Dr Martin Allen comments: "This is the second known coin of the West Saxon mint in the coinage of Ecgberht by the moneyer 'ECGREBÐ' (normalised as Ecgraed). This is from different but similar dies to the one coin of this type (W7) in Rory Naismith's book The Coinage of Southern England 796-865". EMC 2019.0210
Created on: Wednesday 3rd July 2019
Last updated: Monday 8th July 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Diss', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-14A6B2
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A heavily worn Silver, penny, Alfred the Great (871-99), Two-line type (third coinage) uncertain mint and moneyer c. 880-99,North (1994) no. 635-41. Measurements: 24.05mm diameter, 0.79mm thick and 1.21g in weight
Created on: Thursday 25th April 2019
Last updated: Thursday 25th April 2019
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Record ID: SF-BEFB73
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An early-medieval base silver penny of Alfred the Great of Wessex (871-99), Lunettes type (c.871-5; obverse Lyons and Mackay group 1 variant II; reverse: Lunettes C), moneyer: Biarnmod at uncertain southern mint. North 627 (lunettes broken at angles). Ref: North 1994; Lyons and Mackay 2008: 44; 46-7. A small piece of the flan has broken away in old damage.
Created on: Monday 26th November 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 13th February 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Exning', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-1AD5BD
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete silver hammered penny of Alfred, Two-Line ('Guthrum') type, dating c. 880-899. Moneyer Wulfred. This coin has been recorded on the EMC as 2018.0402.
Created on: Tuesday 6th November 2018
Last updated: Friday 16th November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Wordwell', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SWYOR-A1B4A9
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Nottinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of an Early Medieval coin: a silver penny. Less than quarter of the coin survives, so identification is not at all certain, but it is possibly a penny of Edward the Elder (AD 899 - 924), Portrait type, moneyer Framwis. North (1994) Voluem 1 number 651 on page 127. It is 10.2mm long, 8mm wide and 0.7mm thick. It weighs 0.23g.
Created on: Tuesday 25th September 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 17th October 2018
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Record ID: BERK-D0574D
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Hammered silver Anglo-Saxon or, Anglo-Viking imitations of Alfred the Great. C. 885 - 915 AD. Two-line 'Guthram' type. Moneyer probably Cuthbeorht. Reverse with a small cross pattée between legend in two lines; pellet between. North 475/1; SCBC 966.
Created on: Wednesday 22nd August 2018
Last updated: Friday 16th August 2019
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Record ID: KENT-AE7FE8
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete and worn debased silver early-medieval silver penny of Aethelred I (865 - 871), Lunettes type (c.865-71; North 622; obverse: Lyons and Mackay group 2 Wessex regular Lunettes variant i, inscription style 1; reverse: Lunettes A), moneyer: Lang. Ref: Lyons and Mackay 2007. About a third of the coin is missing and its green discolouration indicates the low levels of silver in the coin and high copper content. Measurements: 19.52mm in diameter, 1.02mm thick and 0.82g in weight.
Created on: Monday 20th August 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 19th March 2019
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Record ID: SUR-C1A931
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Silver hammered penny, late Anglo-Saxon of Æthelwulf of Wessex (839-858). The flan is damaged in two places, with some loss. Obverse: cross with clockwise P shaped arms with pellet in centre and pellet in each quarter, within a beaded border. +EÐELVV[ ]REX. Reverse: cross pattee with wedge in each angle and the legend MANN[...]M. This is a previously unknown type for Athelwulf of Wessex by the Rochester moneyer Manning, probably minted in the late 840s. The closest comparison previously published is Naismith (2011) type R30.3.
Created on: Thursday 9th August 2018
Last updated: Saturday 11th August 2018
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Record ID: LON-DD1027
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An Early Medieval halfpenny of Alfred (the Great)(AD 871-899) London monogram type dating from AD 880-883. London Mint, moneyer uncertain. Possibly a Anglo-Viking imitation. Obverse legend: ELF RED Obverse: Diademed and draped bust left, cloak decorated with rows of pellets. Reverse: London monogram, cross pattée above and below. Dimensions: diameter: 14.45mm; weight: 0.27mm.
Created on: Monday 23rd April 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 19th March 2019
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: NLM-47E0EA
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Silver coin fragment. Penny, possibly of Ecgbehrt of Wessex (802-825) and of Wessex and other parts of south-east England (825-839). More than two thirds of flan lost. Obverse description: Bust diademed right. Obverse inscription: (--)CGB(--) Reverse description: unbarred letter A. Initial cross pattee. Reverse inscription: +L(---)[?]L Diameter (in excess of): 12.6mm, Weight: 0.40gms, die axis: possibly 12
Created on: Thursday 9th November 2017
Last updated: Friday 10th November 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Normanby le Wold', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LANCUM-06D495
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Cumbria
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete Early-Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) silver penny of Edward the Elder (899-924), minted by Raegenald (North 649). Obverse: EADVVEARD REX; Small cross pattée Reverse: REGEN/+++/ALNDMo (name in two lines divided by a row of three crosses) North, J. J. 1994. English Hammered Coinage, Volume I, Early Anglo Saxon to Henry III, c. 600-1272. Spink & Son, London.
Created on: Thursday 1st June 2017
Last updated: Friday 29th September 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Cockermouth', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-B32CD5
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A silver penny of Ecgbert King of Wessex (802-839). Non-portrait type, minted in Canterbury AD 825-828. Obverse: H(EC)BEARHT REX; plain cross. Reverse: SWE(F)HERD; five limbed cross. North no. 568.
Created on: Thursday 3rd November 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 16th November 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Cotton Edmunds', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: GLO-974DDE
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Gloucestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An early-medieval silver penny of Ecgberht of Wessex (802-839) non-portrait type with 'SAXON' monograph (c.828-c.839; North 589), West Saxon mint (probably Winchester), moneyer: Tidman. ref: North 1994:119. Obverse: X/SAO/N within inner circle +ECOBEORHT REX Reverse: cross pattée, +TIDEMAN MONE
Created on: Thursday 9th June 2016
Last updated: Friday 10th February 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Forest of Dean', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BERK-93C017
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete early-medieval silver penny of Aethelwulf of Wessex (AD 839-858), DORIBI/CANT phase 3 issue dating to the period c. AD 848-51. Moneyer: Maninc, mint: Rochester. Ref: North 1994 No.614.
Created on: Thursday 9th June 2016
Last updated: Friday 10th June 2016
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: WAW-A3B0D2
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Early Medieval coin: silver penny of the Wessex King, Ecgberht (802-839) minted in Rochester by Dunun between c. 823 and c. 828. The coin is a Portrait Type which is most similar to North No. 576. The coin is slightly bent and is incomplete due to damage.
Created on: Thursday 28th January 2016
Last updated: Monday 16th May 2016
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: BERK-675015
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: West Berkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete silver penny of Edward the Elder (AD 899-924). Late issue Two-Line type struck by the moneyer Aethelwine. Probaby a Southern issue judging by the neatness of the lettering. North N649.
Created on: Wednesday 13th January 2016
Last updated: Thursday 4th August 2016
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Record ID: IOW-43BDDE
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete Early-Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) silver halfpenny of Edward the Elder (899-924), minted by Wulfheard (North 1994: 127, ref: 650). Obverse: EADVV[ ]EARD RE; Small cross pattée Reverse: VVIIIo/+++/IIARD (name in two lines divided by a row of three crosses) Diameter: 16.1mm. Weight: 0.67g. North, J. J. 1994. English Hammered Coinage, Volume I, Early Anglo Saxon to Henry III, c. 600-1272. Spink & Son, London.
Created on: Tuesday 6th October 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 6th January 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LEIC-9FF5BE
Object type: COIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
2 Early medieval silver fragments of two line pennies, Probably issued by Eadwig 955-57, moneyer Heriger for one fragment, York mint. SCBI 64, 395-400, Pl. 17. L W T wgt Obv. Rev. 11 7 0.5 0.2 GR HE (ligated) 15 11 0.5 0.39 REX + + / ERM
Created on: Tuesday 11th August 2015
Last updated: Monday 18th July 2016
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