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Unique ID: KENT-D96CA7

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Medieval silver penny of Athelred II, (987-1016). Minted in Lympne c. 979-985 AD. North No 766.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: County / local importance

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.9 mm
Weight: 1.5 g
Diameter: 19.2 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Jennifer Jackson
Identified by: Miss Jennifer Jackson

Other reference numbers

Other reference: UKDFD: 27501

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Æthelred the Unready
Mint or issue place: Lympne
Category: Coin of the kings of All England 924/5-1066

Type: N 766 (First Hand) (Hild. B1)
Obverse description: Diademed bust right
Obverse inscription: AETHELRED REX ANG (LOX) Reverse description: Hand of providence issuing from clouds: at side A.W.
Reverse inscription: EAD (_)TAN(__)OLIMA
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Shepway (District)
To be known as: St Marys in the Marsh

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: Wednesday 12th January 2011
Updated: Wednesday 12th January 2011

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