LVPL-879CB0: Silver penny of Aethelred II (978-1016), dating to c.979-985, minted in London by Wulfric. North no. 766

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-879CB0

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver penny of Aethelred II (978-1016), dating to c.979-985, minted in London by Wulfric. North no. 766.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 979
Date from certainty: Certain
Date to: AD 985

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st January 2000

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Identified by: Miss Frances McIntosh

Materials and construction

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

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

Type: N 766 (First Hand) (Hild. B1)
Obverse description: Right facing diademed bust
Obverse inscription: AETHELRED REX ANG LOX Reverse description: Hand of providence
Reverse inscription: VVLFRIC MO LVND
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Middlewich (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ7066
Four figure Latitude: 53.190235
Four figure longitude: -2.450445
1:25K map: SJ7066
1:10K map: SJ76NW
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Other

References cited

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Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: Thursday 24th January 2008
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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