HAMP-A315A6: Early-medieval coin: Cut farthing of Aethelred II

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-A315A6

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A late 10th-/early 11th-century early-medieval silver cut farthing of Aethelred II (978-1016), Long cross type, uncertain moneyer and mint (North 774; c. 997 - 1003 AD). This fragment has suffered a circumferential loss and has been bent slightly.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 10.05 mm
Width: 9.6 mm
Thickness: 0.75 mm
Weight: 0.35 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st May 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E2123

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: Bare-headed bust facing left
Obverse inscription: [ÆDELRÆ]D REX [ANGLORX]
Reverse description: Voided long cross
Reverse inscription: []E?IN[]
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
To be known as: Winchester

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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