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BUC-909DD8: A silver, Early Medieval, cut farthing of Aethelred II AD.978-1016, Spink 1146, North No.768, minted AD.985-991

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COIN

Unique ID: BUC-909DD8

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A silver, Early Medieval, cut farthing of Aethelred II AD.978-1016, Spink 1146, North No.768, minted AD.985-991

Obverse, part of King's drapery REX AN

Reverse, part of 2nd Hand reverse, LOD

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 985
Date to: Circa AD 991

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 10.2 mm
Width: 9.75 mm
Weight: 0.32 g

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: AYBCM 5232

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 768 (Second Hand) (Hild. B2)
Obverse description: Part of King's drapery
Obverse inscription: REX AN
Reverse description: part of 2nd Hand reverse,
Reverse inscription: LOD

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
Parish or ward: Quainton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7220
Four figure Latitude: 51.8739332
Four figure longitude: -0.95556823
1:25K map: SP7220
1:10K map: SP72SW
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

References cited

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