Record Details

NHER Number:39516
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Late Saxon coin (Cranwich, poorly located)


Metal detecting in 1990 recovered a Late Saxon silver penny of Edward The Martyr (975 to 978)

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1990. Metal detecting.
Silver penny of Edward the Martyr (975-978).
Worcester mint, moneyer Man. This coin provided the first evidence that Worcester was active as a mint earlier than the reign of Aethelred II. (S1)
Same as NHER 1039 c27?
J. Allen (NLA), 4 July 2003.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Article in Serial: Watson, P. J. et al. 1999. Antiquities from Norfolk in West Midlands Museums. Norfolk Archaeology. vol XLIII Pt II pp 332-338.

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