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Unique ID: SUR-5BC065

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver early Medieval penny of Æthelred II, last small cross type dating to 1009-1017. Obverse: diademed bust, left. Revere: small cross pattée. Moneyer probably Eadred, London mint. As North 777; BMC i; Hild A.


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Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1009
Date to: Circa AD 1017

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.2 mm
Weight: 1.11 g
Diameter: 19.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 11th September 2021

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Æthelred the Unready
Mint or issue place: London
Category: Coin of the kings of All England 924/5-1066

Type: N 777 (Last Small Cross) (Hild. A)
Obverse description: Diademed bust, left.
Obverse inscription: +ÆĐELRED REX ANG
Reverse description: Small cross pattée
Reverse inscription: +EADR(ED M)O LVND
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: Wandsworth (London Borough)
Parish or ward: St. Mary's Park (London Borough Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ2676
Four figure Latitude: 51.46894801
Four figure longitude: -0.18738052
1:25K map: TQ2676
1:10K map: TQ27NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Created: 9 months ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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