KENT-D4B156: KENT-D4B156.  Early Medieval silver coin: cut farthing of Aethelred II.

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Unique ID: KENT-D4B156

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Silver, penny, Aethelred II (978-1016), long cross, c.997-1003, mint and moneyer unknown, North 1994, no.774.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 9th September 2006

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Richardson
Identified by: Dr Andrew Richardson
Secondary identifier: Dr John Naylor

Materials and construction

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

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: Left-facing bust, probably bare-headed
Obverse inscription: [ÆD]ELRE[D REX ANGLORX]
Reverse description: quartered along arms of long cross
Reverse inscription: []N M-O []

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Ashford (District)
Parish or ward: Aldington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR0537
Four figure Latitude: 51.095652
Four figure longitude: 0.926321
1:25K map: TR0537
1:10K map: TR03NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

Similar objects

Find number: SF-AF68F2
Object type: COIN
Silver, cut halfpenny, Aethelred II (978-1016), long cross type, c.997-1003 AD, London, (North 1994, p.159, no 774). [b.e.e.]
Workflow: PublishedFind published

Find number: BERK-A4EE42
Object type: COIN
A cut half of Aethelred II (AD 978-1016). Long cross type (c. AD 997-1003), North No. 774. Mint; Exeter, Moneyer: Wynsige
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: LVPL-43E406
Object type: COIN
Silver long cross penny of Aethelred II (978-1016) dating to c.997-1003, North no. 774. Finders reference-2
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

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Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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