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HER Number:MDV58132
Name:Saxon Coin from Totnes Mint


Saxon penny from the Totnes mint found in Chester in 1950.


Grid Reference:SX 800 604
Map Sheet:SX86SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTotnes
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishTOTNES

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX86SW/94/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FINDSPOT (Saxon - 701 AD to 1065 AD (Between))

Full description

Allan, J. + Timms, S. C., 1996, Treasures of Ancient Devon, 30 (Monograph). SDV322592.

Saxon penny of Eadgar, bust crowned type. Circa AD959-73. Struck by Burhstan. One of 2 found in a hoard in Chester in 1950. Now in the Royal Albert Memorial Museum in Exeter. Photograph.

Green, T., 2008, North Gate Lodge, Castle Street, Totnes: Results of an Archaeological Desk-Based Study, 31 (Report - Assessment). SDV342884.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV322592Monograph: Allan, J. + Timms, S. C.. 1996. Treasures of Ancient Devon. Treasures of Ancient Devon. Paperback Volume. 30. [Mapped feature: #36961 ]
SDV342884Report - Assessment: Green, T.. 2008. North Gate Lodge, Castle Street, Totnes: Results of an Archaeological Desk-Based Study. Southwest Archaeology Report. 060915. A4 Stapled + Digital. 31.

Associated Monuments

MDV16740Related to: Saxon Mint, Totnes (Monument)

Associated Finds

  • FDV4319 - COIN (VIII to Unknown - 701 AD)
  • FDV1446 - COIN (X - 959 AD to 973 AD)

Associated Events

  • EDV4545 - Assessment of Northgate Lodge, Castle Street, Totnes

Date Last Edited:Jan 11 2013 2:55PM