COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-879CB0

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Silver penny of Aethelred II (978-1016), dating to c.979-985, minted in London by Wulfric. North no. 766.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 979
Date to: AD 985

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st January 2000

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Frances McIntosh - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Miss Frances McIntosh - [view all attributed records]

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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: London [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 766 (First Hand) (Hild. B1) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Obverse description: Right facing diademed bust
Obverse inscription: AETHELRED REX ANG LOX
Reverse description: Hand of providence
Reverse inscription: VVLFRIC MO LVND
Degree of wear: Worn: fine [scope notes | view all attributed records]

A resized image of Silver penny of Aethelred II (978-1016), dating to c.979-985, minted in London by Wulfric. North no. 766

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Spatial metadata

Region: North West
County: Cheshire East
District: Cheshire East
Parish: Middlewich

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ7066
Four figure Latitude: 53.190235 Four figure longitude: -2.450445
1:25K map: SJ7066
1:10K map: SJ76NW
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Other[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Other[scope notes]

Adjacent Domesday Book places

Domesday data within 2 km of discovery point is surfaced via the excellent Open Domesday website.

References cited

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Created: Thursday 24th January 2008
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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