Monument record 0021002000 - BUCKINGHAM

Summary

Unlocated site of late Saxon mint at Buckingham, in production from late tenth century to mid eleventh century.

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Map

Type and Period (1)

  • MINT (10th Century to 11th Century - 900 AD to 1099 AD)

Description

ALTHOUGH EACH BURH WAS ALLOWED TO HAVE A MINT UNDER THE LAWS OF ATHELSTAN (925-939)(B1),THERE IS NO EVIDENCE FOR A MINT AT BUCKINGHAM UNTIL EADGAR'S RECOINAGE IN 973. 36 COINS OF THE BUCKINGHAM MINT ARE KNOWN,THE EARLIEST OF C.975,THE LATEST C.1060 (B5,B1,6). NGR TO TOWN CENTRE.

Sources (8)

  • <1>SBC15591 Bibliographic reference: VICTORIA COUNTY HISTORY. Victoria County History: Buckinghamshire Vol 3. Vol 3.
  • <2>SBC301 Bibliographic reference: A H Allcroft. 1908. EARTHWORK OF ENGLAND.
  • <3>SBC1278 Article in serial: BCM ACCESSIONS REGISTER; & RECS OF BUCKS VOL XV P281 & PL2.
  • <4>SBC433 Bibliographic reference: ANGLO-SAXON CHRONICLE & BURGHAL HIDAGE (VARIOUS EDNS, EG ENGLISH HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS VOL 1). SEE A.
  • <5>SBC4270 Article in serial: R H M Dolley et al. 1965. 'THE BUCKINGHAM MINT', IN BRITISH NUMISMATICS JOURNAL 34 PP46-52. Vol 34.
  • <6>SBC788 Article in serial: Arnold Baines. 1985. 'DEVELOPMENT OF THE BOROUGH OF BUCKINGHAM, 914-1086', IN RECS OF BUCKS 27 PP53-64. Vol 27.
  • <7>SBC790 Article in serial: Arnold Baines. 1984. 'THE DANISH WARS & THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE BOROUGH & COUNTY OF BUCKINGHAM', IN RECS OF BUCKS 26 pp11-27. Vol 26.
  • <8>SBC4892 Map: Mike Farley. 1970s. MAPS FROM UNPUBLISHED ARTICLE PREPARED 1970'S, IN HANGING FILE.

Location

Grid reference SP 695 340 (point) (Approximate)
Civil Parish BUCKINGHAM, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

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Record last edited

May 12 2004 12:21PM

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