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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-D96CA7

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated

A Medieval silver penny of Athelred II, (987-1016). Minted in Lympne c. 979-985 AD. North No 766.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 979
Date to: Circa AD 985

Dimensions and weight

Thickness: 0.9 mm
Weight: 1.5 g
Diameter: 19.2 mm
Quantity: 1

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Jennifer Jackson - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Miss Jennifer Jackson - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: UKDFD: 27501

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: Lympne [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: Diademed bust right
Obverse inscription: AETHELRED REX ANG (LOX)
Reverse description: Hand of providence issuing from clouds: at side A.W.
Reverse inscription: EAD (_)TAN(__)OLIMA
Die axis measurement: 6 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: Kent
District: Shepway
To be known as: St Marys in the Marsh

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Workflow: PublishedFind validated and published by finds advisers

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Created: Wednesday 12th January 2011
Updated: Wednesday 12th January 2011

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