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Unique ID: SF-FF2868
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: 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.
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Thickness: 1.53 mm
Weight: 0.92 g
Diameter: 13.01 mm
Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st May 2021
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Other reference: EMC 2021.0434.
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
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.
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