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Market Place Market Place
Note the new building in the photo on the corner.
Regent Street Regent Street
Note the 'Old Red Lion Hotel'
Chapmangate Chapmangate
Note the independent chapel built in 1807 to the left.
EMC finds from Pocklington
The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge has a database which holds a register of finds from Metal Detecting from the Early Mediaeval period (410-1180). All Images and information is supplied with the kind permission of the 'Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge', the website can be accessed here.
2008 0033 obverse2008 0033 reverse
EMC number 2008.0036
State: Northumbria (600-867), Ruler: anon. (shilling) (600-675)
Type: Sutherland V: York Group (640-660)
Mint: York, moneyer uncertain.
Weight: 1.29g.
Findspot: Pocklington, Yorkshire, East Riding, England (SE 8049)
Rev. +VOIIENVLED: [retrograde]
Source:
Comments: SAME COIN AS EMC 2007.0088
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EMC number 2001.0244
State: Northumbria (600-867), Ruler: Æthelred I (1st reign) (774-778)
Type: Æthelred I of Northumbria (no further details) (774-796)
Mint: York, moneyer: Tidwulf (TIDVVLF).
Weight not recorded.
Findspot: Barmby Moor, near, Yorkshire, East Riding, England (SE 7748)
Obv. + EDLRED RE
Rev. + TIDVVLF
Source: Pirie, E.J.E. Thrymsas and Sceattas and Stycas of Northumbria. An Inventory of Finds recorded to 1997. Northumbrian Numismatic studies 2, 2000.
Comments: Pirie notes: Pocklington area. As Booth 1987, var.ii (nos.61-64). Bonser notes 1525/133
EMS 2001 0108obv2001_0108rev
EMC number 2001.0108
State: Diocese of Canterbury (766-924), Ruler: Wulfred (805-832)
Type: N 240.1 (Abp Wulfred Group III regular monogram) (815-823)
Mint: Canterbury, moneyer: Swefheard (SVVEFHEARD).
Weight not recorded. Die axis: 80. Preservation: chipped.
Findspot: Barmby Moor
Obv. + VVLFREDI ARIHEPISOPI
Rev. + SVVEFHEARD MONETA
Source: Booth J.. 'Northumbrian Coinage: the Productive Site at South Newbald'. Yorkshire Numismatist, 3, 1997, pp. 15-38. Pirie, E.J.E. Thrymsas and Sceattas and Stycas of Northumbria. An Inventory of Finds recorded to 1997. Northumbrian Numismatic studies 2, 2000.
Comments: Pirie 2000 notes: Barmby Moor. cf. BMC Kent 28, coin auctioned at Sotheby's 6.11.97, lot 450 ex Feather collection> Sotheby's catalogue, lot 450: Barmby Moor (near Pocklington).
Image source: Sotheby's catalogue (300 pixels, 300 dpi)
2008 0018 Obverse2008 0018 Reverse
EMC number 2008.0018
State: East Anglia (700-880), Ruler: anon. (early penny) (700-750)
Type: Series R : Uncertain subclass (710-760)
Mint and moneyer unknown.
Weight: 0.97g. Die axis: 0.
Findspot: Pocklington, Yorkshire, East Riding, England (SE 8049)
Source:
Comments: A imitation with a portrait of unusual form
1996 0079 Obverse1996 0079 Reverse
EMC number 1996.0079
State: Early Continental (580-750), Ruler: anon. (early penny) (675-750)
Type: Series D (Type 8) (N 50) (700-715)
Mint and moneyer unknown.
Weight: 1.22g.
Findspot: Pocklington, Yorkshire, East Riding, England (SE 8049)
Source: Coin Register from British Numismatic Journal 66 (1996), no. 79
1996 0130 Obverse1996 0130 Reverse
EMC number 1996.0130
State: Northumbria (600-867), Ruler: Eadberht (737-758)
Type: N 178 (Series Y: Eadberht: beast left) (737-758)
Mint: York, moneyer uncertain.
Weight not recorded.
Findspot: Pocklington, Yorkshire, East Riding, England (SE 8049)
Source: Coin Register from British Numismatic Journal 66 (1996), no. 130
Comments: Booth Class B
2008 0094 Obverse2008 0094 Reverse
EMC number 2008.0094
State: Northumbria (600-867), Ruler: Eanred (810-840)
Type: N 186 ('Styca' of Eanred) (810-840)
Mint: York, moneyer: Cynewulf (CYNVVLF).
Weight: 1.09g. Die axis: 75.
Findspot: Pocklington, Yorkshire, East Riding, England (SE 8049)
Obv. +EANRED REX
Rev. +CYNVVLF [N retrograde, Vs as inverted As]
Source: Coin Register 2008
2008 0099 Obverse2008 0099 Reverse
EMC number 2008.0099
State: Northumbria (600-867), Ruler: Æthelred II (1st reign) (840-844)
Type: N 188 ('Styca' of Æthelred II First reign) (840-844)
Mint: York, moneyer: Leofthegn (LEOFDEJ[ ]).
Weight: 1.07g. Die axis: 60.
Findspot: Pocklington, Yorkshire, East Riding, England (SE 8049)
Obv. +EDELRED REX
Rev. +LEOFDEJ[ ]
Source: Coin Register 2008
2008 0100 Obverse2008 0100 Reverse
EMC number 2008.0100
State: Northumbria (600-867), Ruler: Æthelred II (1st reign) (840-844)
Type: N 188 ('Styca' of Æthelred II First reign) (840-844)
Mint: York, moneyer: Brother (BRODER).
Weight: 0.92g. Die axis: 90.
Findspot: Pocklington, Yorkshire, East Riding, England (SE 8049)
Obv. +EDELRED REX
Rev. +BRODER
Source: Coin Register 2008
2008 0107 Obverse2008 0107 Reverse
EMC number 2008.0107
State: Northumbria (600-867), Ruler: anon. (Northumbrian, mid-9c) (850-867)
Type: N 191.8 (Irregular Northumbrian 'styca'; mid ninth century) (850-867)
Mint: York (copy?), moneyer: Eadwine (EADVINI).
Weight: 0.82g.
Findspot: Pocklington, Yorkshire, East Riding, England (SE 8049)
Obv. +EC.EVVIR[E?] [retrograde, R inverted]
Rev. +EADVINI [retrograde]
Source: Coin Register 2008
1996 0193 Obverse1996 0193 Reverse
EMC number 1996.0193
State: Danelaw (York) (870-927), Ruler: Cnut (895-902)
Type: N 501 (Cunnetti) (900-905)
Mint: York, moneyer uncertain.
Weight: 1.42g. Die axis: 90.
Findspot: Pocklington, Yorkshire, East Riding, England (SE 8049)
Source: Coin Register from British Numismatic Journal 66 (1996), no. 193
2007 0134 Obverse2007 0134 Reverse
EMC number 2007.0134
State: Anglo-Saxon England (871-1066), Ruler: Edward the Martyr (975-978)
Type: N 763 (Edward Martyr's Small Cross) (975-978)
Mint: York (EFR), moneyer: Ælfstan (ELFSTAN).
Weight not recorded.
Findspot: Pocklington, Yorkshire, East Riding, England (SE 8049)
Obv. +EADPEARD REX AI
Rev. +ELFSTAN M-O EFR
Source: Coin Register 2008, no.
1998 0215 Obverse1998 0215 Reverse
EMC number 1988.0215
State: Norman England (1066-1154), Ruler: Henry I (1100-1135)
Type: Henry I BMC x (N 866) (1117-1119)
Mint: York, moneyer: Leysingr (Las[ ]).
Weight: 1.17g. Die axis: 160. Preservation: chipped. Secondary Treatment: snick at 8 o'clock.
Findspot: Pocklington, Yorkshire, East Riding, England (SE 8049)
Obv. + hENRICVS E+ A
Rev. + LAS[ ]EVE
Source: Coin Register from British Numismatic Journal 58 (1988), no. 215
Comments: PJS: 'Miss Archibald reports that this coin is from different dies to the coin of Laising of this type from the Lincoln hoard, and she points out that there is a faint 'E' sketchily cut into the die under the X on the obverse and a faint 'X' between the X and final A, the diecutter having carelessly omitted the R of REX.'
2008 004 Obverse2008 004 Reverse
EMC number 2008.0004
State: Norman England (1066-1154), Ruler: Henry I (1100-1135)
Type: Henry I BMC xv (N 871) (1125-1135)
Mint: Canterbury (CANPA), moneyer: Rodbert (R[ ]).
Weight: 1.25g. Preservation: cracked and repaired.
Findspot: Pocklington, Yorkshire, East Riding, England (SE 8049)
Obv. +hENRICVS:
Rev. +R[ ]CANPA
1998 0238 Obverse1998 0239 Reverse
EMC number 1988.0239
State: Plantagenet England (1154-1307), Ruler: Henry II (1154-1189)
Type: N 961 (Cross-and-Crosslets (Tealby): class F) (1170-1180)
Mint: Canterbury, moneyer uncertain.
Weight: 1.26g. Die axis: 200.
Findspot: Pocklington, Yorkshire, East Riding, England (SE 8049)
Source: Coin Register from British Numismatic Journal 58 (1988), no. 239

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