Medieval coin


  • Title

    Medieval coin

  • Associated place

  • Date

    circa AD 630-650
  • Material and technique

    debased gold, struck

  • Technique index

  • Denomination


  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    15 mm (diameter)
    1.22 g (weight)
    6 o'clock (die-axis)
  • Design

    Central maltese cross with beaded border and circular legend (obverse)

    Kite-shaped object with central Latin cross on a forked base; flanking Maltese crosses; trellis pattern in lower half of field. (reverse)

  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Purchased 1955.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Heberden Coin Room

  • Accession no.


  • Standard URI

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