COIN

Unique ID: KENT-0198D3

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

A complete silver Early Medieval penny of Aethelred II, 978 - 1016 AD, Crux type (c.AD991 - 997; North 770), Mint: Canterbury, Moneyer: Leofstan. North Vol I p159.

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

Thickness: 0.94 mm
Weight: 1.36 g
Diameter: 18.3 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 14th February 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Jessica Bryan - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Miss Jessica Bryan - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: UKDFD 29770

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: Canterbury [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 with sceptre
Obverse inscription: AEDELRAED REX ANGLO + (AE both ligated; NG ligated)
Reverse description: Short cross with CRUX in the angles
Reverse inscription: LEOFSTAN M-O CAENT (AE ligated)
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine [scope notes | view all attributed records]

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East
County: Kent
District: Ashford
Parish: Bilsington

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR0332
Four figure Latitude: 51.05146 Four figure longitude: 0.894992
1:25K map: TR0332
1:10K map: TR03SW
WOEID: 33510
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [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 21st April 2011
Updated: Monday 16th May 2011

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