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COIN

Unique ID: SUR-1D2062

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

An early-medieval silver cut farthing of Aethelred II (978-1016), long cross type dating to c.AD 997-1003. Moneyer possibly [AETHE]LWER[D] at London or Southwark mints. As North 774; BMC iva; Hild D.

Notes:

Recorded from details emailed by the finder.

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 997
Date to: Circa AD 1003

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 9 mm
Width: 9 mm
Weight: 0.2 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 27th March 2022

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut farthing
Ruler/issuer: Æthelred the Unready
Category: Coin of the kings of All England 924/5-1066

Type: N 774 (Long Cross) (Hild. D)
Obverse description: Bare headed bust, left.
Obverse inscription: +ÆĐ[...]
Reverse description: Voided long cross, each limb terminating in three crescents.
Reverse inscription: [...]/LǷER/[...]
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Chitterne (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST9944
Four figure Latitude: 51.19521815
Four figure longitude: -2.015692
1:25K map: ST9944
1:10K map: ST94SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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