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Record ID: CAM-CE2AB5
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete silver hammered penny of Edward the confessor, 1042-1066 AD which has been adapted and reused as a brooch or decorative mount at a later date. Issued 1053-6 AD. Obverse shows bust right, bearded, wearing pointed helmet, holding sceptre. Obverse legend reads E[DWER]D REX. Reverse shows short cross voided, each arm terminating in three crescents, annulet at centre of cross. Reverse legend reads +LEOFP__LDO[NG]IPE. Although two of the letters in the moneyer's name are unclear, and possibly blundered, this is recognizably an attempt to represent the name LEOFPALD (Leofwold),…
Created on: Thursday 16th August 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 15th August 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Huntingdon District Area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DENO-8F4358
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Derbyshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
This report concerns a silver penny of Edward the Confessor, which has been gilded and mounted as a brooch or badge. It was found in isolation around 5" below the surface. The penny is of the Hammered Cross type of Edward the Confessor (AD 1042-66), minted c. 1060, and issued by the moneyer Thor of York. The coins has been gilded on the reverse, to display the cross design, and has been pierced in four places to allow a pin fitting and catch-plate to be riveted to the obverse. Traces of copper alloy rivets remain, although almost nothing of the actual fastenings survive. Brooches or ba…
Created on: Friday 4th June 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 22nd January 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Unstone', grid reference and parish protected.


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