SF-FF2868: SF-FF2868

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-FF2868

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A complete silver contemporary copy of an Early Medieval Northumbrian Styca probably derived from the coinage Aethelred II, dating to the period AD 978-1016. Possibly issued by the moneyer ?Eanwulf.

EMC 2021.0434.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 978
Date to: Circa AD 1016

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.53 mm
Weight: 0.92 g
Diameter: 13.01 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st May 2021

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: EMC 2021.0434.

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sceat
Ruler/issuer: Aethelred I (1st reign) of Northumbria
Mint or issue place: Northumbria
Category: Styca of Northumbria and York

Type: Aethelred I of Northumbria (no further details)
Obverse description: A central short cross surrounded by blundered legend
Obverse inscription: +E[...]
Reverse description: A central short cross, one limb missing, dots in two quarters, surrounded by blundered legend
Reverse inscription: [...]
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Helmingham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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