COIN

Unique ID: IOW-06FDA1

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find validated and published by finds advisers

Penny of Ethelred II. North 770 (991-997).

Notes:

Small fracture near edge as found.

This has been noted as an interesting find by the recorder.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: AD 991
Date to: AD 997

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 1.28 g
Diameter: 20 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 13th November 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2005-192-23

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Æthelred the Unready [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Mint or issue place: Canterbury [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Category: Coin of the kings of All England 924/5-1066 [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Obverse description: Bare headed bust left with a sceptre in front
Obverse inscription: ETHELRED REX ANGLOX
Reverse description: Voided short cross with CRVX in quarters
Reverse inscription: GOLDWINE N?CENT (Goldwine of Canterbury)
Initial mark: Cross pattee

A resized image of Early Medieval Coin: Penny of Ethelred II.

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East
County: Isle Of Wight
District: Isle Of Wight
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m[scope notes]

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Workflow: PublishedFind validated and published by finds advisers

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Created: Sunday 20th November 2005
Updated: Monday 21st March 2011

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