A fresh look at the Heworth hoard of 1812, a hoard of early nineteenth century forgeries purporting to be coins of the seventh century Northumbrian king Ecgfrith (670-685).
Early Anglo-Saxon Coins – Keeping the Corpus Current – Tony Abramson
Tony Abramson explains how best to keep in touch with the latest findings of early Anglo-Saxon gold and silver coins and Northumbrian stycas.
The Peckham gold shilling: A new, unique addition to the corpus of early Anglo-Saxon gold shillings – Tony Abramson
Although discovered, by metal detection, just two years ago, at Peckham in Kent, only now has a unique gold coin been validated as part of the early Anglo-Saxon corpus of gold shillings.
The First English Coin Collection? – Dave Greenhalgh
Some fascinating speculation concerning the coin hoard found at Sutton Hoo.
The 16th International Numismatic Congress – Lucy Moore
A PhD student researching Northumbrian stycas gives us her impressions and experience of the 16th International Numismatic Congress.
MInts and Moneyers of the Pointed Helmet type of Edward the Confessor – Hugh Pagan
The primary function of this article is to provide for the benefit of the wider numismatic community a provisional listing of the moneyers and mints for Edward the Confessor’s Pointed Helmet type, but the provisional nature of the note should be stressed, and the writer would be glad to know of any coins of the type known to them which have not been recorded either in obvious published sources (books, articles, illustrated auction catalogues, and so on) or on currently viewable sites on the internet.
A Neglected Parcel from a Hoard Containing Cut Halfpence of Edward the Confessor – Hugh Pagan
Or, ….. View previous Edward the Confessor Articles by Hugh Pagan… A Moneyer for Edward the Confessor Created by a Printing Error Portable Antiquities Scheme -Edward the Confessor – Expanding Cross Type Edward the Confessor – Expanding Cross Type, Corrections to Entries in SCBIExpanding Cross Type: Single Finds on Early Medieval Coinage Site Mints and Moneyers of the Expanding Cross type of Edward the Confessor Some Attributions of Coins of Edward the Confessor of the Pointed Helmet Type CorrectedHugh Pagan Expanding Cross/Pointed Helmet Mules : Six now known
Some Attributions of Coins of Edward the Confessor of the Pointed Helmet Type Corrected – Hugh Pagan
EXPANDING CROSS/POINTED HELMET MULES : SIX NOW KNOWN – Hugh Pagan
Mules between coins of Edward the Confessor’s Expanding Cross and Pointed Helmet types, struck in succession to each other in the middle years of Edward’s reign, have historically been evidenced by four coins only. This article describes the recognition of a further two examples, one a cut-half. Any readers aware of any more examples of this rare type are invited to contact the author via the comment section below.
A unique joint issue of King Eanred of Northumbrian and Archbishop Eanbald II – Bradley Hopper & Tony Abramson
Stewart Lyon, when discussing the coinage of ninth century Northumbria in the introduction to the SCBI 68, stated that ‘There are no coins of Eanbald II minted jointly with Eanred’. The appearance of a new coin has served to prove Lyon wrong. This brief note discusses the new joint regal and archiepiscopal issue and its place within early ninth century Northumbrian numismatics.