SUR-DDDF76: Early medieval coin: Cut farthing of Aethelred II

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COIN

Unique ID: SUR-DDDF76

Object type certainty: Certain
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A cut farthing of Aethelred II's 2nd hand type (North 768).

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 985
Date to: AD 991

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.28 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 9th February 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr David W Williams
Identified by: Mr David W Williams
Secondary identifier: Dr John Naylor

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 08.190

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

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 inscription: AEDEL[RED REX ANGL]
Reverse description: Hand of providence with pellets
Reverse inscription: [...]ON.O[...]
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)
Parish or ward: Crawley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4333
Four figure Latitude: 51.094703
Four figure longitude: -1.387341
1:25K map: SU4333
1:10K map: SU43SW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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