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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-BR05
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  Gelling Collection
Collector:  Gelling, Peter
Maker:  Edward the Confessor; York; Snæbjörn
Denomination:  Penny
Place made:  York
Culture:  Anglo-Saxon
Date made:  1042-1066
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.90
Weight (g):  1.34
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Gelling.
BIRBI-BR05.jpg

Description:  Obverse: Seated figure of Edward holding sceptre and orb. Soverign type. Reverse: short voided cross with martlets in angles and annulet in first and third angles.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: EDIARDR + ANCLO (King Edward the Confessor). Reverse: SNEBRN ON EOFRPI (Snæbjörn, mint of York).

Bibliography:  Spink 1181,

4 Related People

York
Roman; Anglo-Saxon; Viking; English


Gelling, Peter
Manx; British
1925
1983
Snæbjörn
Scandinavian


Edward the Confessor
Anglo-Saxon
c.1004
1066
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