COIN

Unique ID: IOW-FC37D4

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An Early-Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) silver penny of Ethelred II (978-1016), minted by Wulfnoth at Dorchester. Crux type, c. 991-c. 997 (North 1994: 159, ref: 770).

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]
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ascribed Culture: Anglo-Saxon [scope notes| view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 991
Date to: Circa AD 997

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 1.35 g
Diameter: 19.1 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 8th December 2010

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: IOW2010-2-573

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Complete [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: Dorchester [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 770 (Crux) (Hild. C) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Obverse description: Bare headed bust left; in front, a sceptre
Obverse inscription: EDELRED REX ANGLO
Reverse description: Short voided cross with CRVX in angles
Reverse inscription: PVLFNOD M-O DOR
Initial mark: Cross pattée
Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine [scope notes | view all attributed records]

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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: Grassland, Heathland[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Regularly improved[scope notes]

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Created: Wednesday 8th December 2010
Updated: Monday 21st March 2011

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