SUR-1CEAD5: Medieval coin: Penny of Alfred the Great minted at Winchester

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COIN

Unique ID: SUR-1CEAD5

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A penny of Alfred the Great, two-line type, of 'Edward the Elder' variety.

Notes:

Moneyer: Wulfred, minted at Winchester, 880-99.

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 880
Date to: Circa AD 899

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.05 g
Diameter: 19.12 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 17th May 2008

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 08.667

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Alfred the Great
Mint or issue place: Winchester
Category: Coin of the kings of Wessex 9th-10th centuries

Type: N 639 (Two-Line (Winchester))
Obverse inscription: AEL FRE DREX around a small cross pattee
Reverse inscription: VVLF RED in two lines, with pellets in-between
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: SU4433
Four figure Latitude: 51.094628
Four figure longitude: -1.373062
1:25K map: SU4433
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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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