COIN

Unique ID: SUR-00CDD2

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

Silver, penny, Aethelred II (978-1016), Benediction Hand (c.991), Rochester (probably), Osferth, North 1994, no.769.

Notes:

North 769

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 991

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 1.05 g
Diameter: 19.75 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st August 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr David W Williams - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr David W Williams - [view all attributed records]
Secondary identifier: Dr Julian Baker - [ view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 06/451

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Incomplete [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: Rochester [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Category: Coin of the kings of All England 924/5-1066 [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Type: N 769 (Benediction Hand) (Hild. B3) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Obverse description: Bare-headed bust, facing right with sceptre
Obverse inscription: +ÆDELRÆD [REX AN]GLOX
Reverse description: Hand giving Latin benediction, cross in sleeve, curves both sides of sleeve.
Reverse inscription: OSFERTH M-O[]ROF

A resized image of Early Medieval coin: Penny of Aethelred II, Benediction issue

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East
County: West Sussex
District: Mid Sussex
Parish: Balcombe

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3230
Four figure Latitude: 51.054183 Four figure longitude: -0.11801
1:25K map: TQ3230
1:10K map: TQ33SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Disturbed[scope notes]

References cited

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Created: Wednesday 13th December 2006
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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