Record Details

NHER Number:18615
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Middle Saxon coin


In 1919 (or before) a penny of Athelstan I of East Anglia (AD 827-41) was found in Garboldisham. The exact location of its discovery is uncertain.

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Full description

1919 or before. 'Found in an old malting'.
No malting shown on 1926 25in Ordnance survey map (S1) or on 1958 6in Ordance Survey map (S2).
Penny of Athelstan I of East Anglia, moneyer Monn. Obverse: cross and pellets, reverse: cross. AD 827 to 841.
Details from (S3).
E. Rose (NAU), 13 January 1983.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
<S1>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1928. Ordnance Survey 25 inch map.
<S2>Map: Ordnance Survey. 1957. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map.
<S3>Serial: 12.1919. Spink's Numismatic Circular. coin no.76228.

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