|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Late Saxon and medieval mint (Castle Rising, poorly located)|
Danish imitation coins inscribed ROISENG may indicate the presence of a mint here around AD 885. Later coins minted by Stephen in 1141 inscribed RISINGES suggest there was a mint here. In 1154 it is recorded there were two moneyers in the parish.
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Danish imitation of London penny of Alfred the Great. Has a variant of the monogram that has been read ROISENG (for Castle Rising?) ?a mint (after around AD 885).
R. R. Clarke (NCM).
1141. Under Stephen (RISINGES)
1154. Two moneyers.
The mints of Rye and Castle Rising in the reign of Stephen.
See (S2) and (S3).
R. R. Clarke (NCM).
- MINT (Late Saxon to 12th Century - 885 AD to 1154 AD)
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Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|---||Article in Serial: Mack, R.P.. 1966. Stephen and the Anarchy 1135-1154.. British Numismatic Journal. pp 38-172. |
|---||Article in Serial: Montagu, H.. 1889. The Mint at Castle Rising.. Numismatic Chronicle. Vol 9, 3rd series, pp 335-43. |
|---||Monograph: Castle Rising History Group. 2010. The Ancient Borough of Castle Rising: from prehistory to the present day.. |
|---||Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Late Saxon. Castle Rising. |
|---||Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Castle Rising. |
|<S1>||Monograph: Dolley, Blunt. 1961. Anglo-Saxon coins: studies presented to F.M. Stenton on the occasion of his 80th birthday.. p 90, plate X. |
|<S2>||Article in Serial: Andrew, W.J.. 1929-30. [unknown]. British Numismatic Journal. 2 series, Vol X, pp 117-121. |
|<S3>||Monograph: Brooke, G.C.. 1932. English Coins from the seventh century to the present day.. pp 97, 47, 91. |
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