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Record details

BCC record ID:0181100000
Type of record:Monument
Summary:Unlocated site of late Saxon mint at Aylesbury, in production in the eleventh century.
Grid Reference:SP 818 138
Parish:

AYLESBURY, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

  • MINT (11th Century - 1000 AD to 1099 AD)

Associated finds: none recorded

Public access information

Is the site accessible to the public?No
Is the site visible from a public viewpoint?No

Full description

THERE WAS A MINT AT AYLESBURY DURING THE REIGNS OF ETHELRED II (1014-23) CNUT (1016-35) & EDWARD THE CONFESSOR (1042-66) (B1,B3). SILVER PENNIES FROM THE AYLESBURY MINT HAVE BEEN FOUND IN THE CHANCTON HOARD, SUSSEX, DUNBRODY, CO WEXFORD, & WALBROOK LONDON (B2). BUCKINGHAM MINT- SEE CASS 0210.

Sources and further reading

<1>Bibliographic reference: BROOKE GC 1932 ENGLISH COINS P69.
<2>Bibliographic reference: THOMPSON JDA 1956 INVENTORY OF BRITISH COIN HOARDS PP27, 54, 98.
<3>Bibliographic reference: DOLLEY RHM 1961 ANGLO-SAXON COINS P146 (RHM DOLLEY & DM METCALF REFORM OF THE ENGLISH COINAGE UNDER .
<4>Unpublished document: BCM ACCESSIONS REGISTER.

Associated excavations and fieldwork: none recorded

Related monuments

Images

Silver penny, Aylesbury mint  © Buckinghamshire County Museum

Reports

No image caption available  © Buckinghamshire County Council

No image caption available © Buckinghamshire County Council