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HER Number:MDV3191
Name:Lydford Mint, Coins


Anglo Saxon pennies struck at the mint in Lydford


Grid Reference:SX 510 848
Map Sheet:SX58SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishLydford
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishUNKNOWN

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX58SW/2/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FINDSPOT (VIII to Late Medieval - 701 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

Radford, G. H., 1905, Lydford Town, 177 (Article in Serial). SDV336874.

Pennies of Aethelred II struck at Lydford. 1) obverse: Aedelred Rex Anglo; small bust in circle reverse: Bruna on Lydanford; short cross in possession of Mr Gill of Tavistock. 2) obverse: same legend, bust larger. Reverse: Aelfstan M-O Lyda, long cross voided.

Exeter Archaeology, 2008, Archaeological Assessment of Proposed Sewage Treatment Works at Lydford, 9 (Report - Assessment). SDV351460.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336874Article in Serial: Radford, G. H.. 1905. Lydford Town. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 37. A5 Paperback. 177.
SDV351460Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 2008. Archaeological Assessment of Proposed Sewage Treatment Works at Lydford. Exeter Archaeology. 08.31 (6475). A4 Grip Bound. 9.

Associated Monuments

MDV3179Part of: Saxon Mint at Lydford (Monument)

Associated Finds

  • FDV2662 - COIN (VIII to Unknown - 701 AD)

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jul 19 2013 3:54PM