COIN

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Early Medieval Coin: Incomplete damaged and/or clipped, struck or hammered penny of Aethelraed II (978-1016). Small cross reverse type with uncertain mint & moneyer. First small cross issue type with 3 pellets before the bust (northern mint), minted 978-c.979.

Coin Classification: North number 764.

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]
Date from: Exactly AD 978
Date to: Circa AD 979

Dimensions and weight

Length: 16.2 mm
Width: 13.5 mm
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 0.7 g
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st January 2011 - Monday 28th February 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Charlotte Burrill - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Ms Charlotte Burrill - [view all attributed records]
Secondary identifier: Mr Robert Webley - [ view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E7281

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]
Category: Coin of the kings of All England 924/5-1066 [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Type: N 764 (First Small Cross) (Hild. A) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Obverse description: Diademed bust left with 3 pellets before.
Obverse inscription: + AED [...] (AE ligated)
Reverse description: Small cross pattee.
Reverse inscription: [...] M-
Degree of wear: Worn: fine [scope notes | view all attributed records]

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Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands
County: Nottinghamshire
District: Bassetlaw
To be known as: Blyth

Spatial coordinates

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: Cultivated land[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Character undetermined[scope notes]

References cited

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Created: Thursday 14th April 2011
Updated: Thursday 14th April 2011

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