SF-A74454: Early medieval coin

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Unique ID: SF-A74454

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Silver coin of Aethelred II Long cross type, 997-1003 (North 1980, 121, no 774), Moneyer Leofnoth, mint London.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Date from: Circa AD 997
Date to: Circa AD 1003

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.57 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st March 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Faye Minter
Identified by: Miss Faye Minter

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finders reference; 53 and EMC 2006.0198

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver

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

Obverse description: Bare headed bust left
Obverse inscription: AETHELRED REX ANGLO
Reverse description: Long cross voided with each limb terminating in three crescents
Reverse inscription: LEOFNOTH MO LVND

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Great Barton

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the 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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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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