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Unique ID: NCL-62AAB7

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

A 'Last Small Cross' penny of AEthelred II (978-1016). The coin dates from c. 1009 -1017. Only a fragment remains.

North Number: 777

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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: Circa AD 1009
Date to: Circa AD 1017

Dimensions and weight

Thickness: 0.48 mm
Weight: 0.4 g
Diameter: 12.44 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 26th February 2011 - Sunday 27th February 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Emma Morris - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Miss Emma Morris - [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: Fragment [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

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 777 (Last Small Cross) (Hild. A) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Obverse description: Diademed bust left
Obverse inscription: AETHELRAED REX ANG
Reverse description: Small cross pattee
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock [scope notes | view all attributed records]

A resized image of Coin: Penny of AEthelred

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Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands
County: Lincolnshire
District: North Kesteven
Parish: Sleaford

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF0744
Four figure Latitude: 52.98267 Four figure longitude: -0.407689
1:25K map: TF0744
1:10K map: TF04SE
WOEID: 26349716
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[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: Friday 20th May 2011
Updated: Wednesday 27th July 2011

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