DENO-6F0A87: Early Medieval Coin: Penny of Aethelraed II

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Unique ID: DENO-6F0A87

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Early Medieval Coin: Incomplete damaged and/or clipped, struck or hammered penny of Aethelraed II (978-1016). Small cross reverse type with uncertain mint & moneyer. First small cross issue type with 3 pellets before the bust (northern mint), minted 978-c.979.

Coin Classification: North number 764.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Subperiod to: Late
Date from: Exactly AD 978
Date to: Circa AD 979

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 16.2 mm
Width: 13.5 mm
Thickness: 0.5 mm
Weight: 0.7 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st January 2011 - Monday 28th February 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Charlotte Burrill
Identified by: Ms Charlotte Burrill
Secondary identifier: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E7281

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Æthelred the Unready
Category: Coin of the kings of All England 924/5-1066

Type: N 764 (First Small Cross) (Hild. A)
Obverse description: Diademed bust left with 3 pellets before.
Obverse inscription: + AED [...] (AE ligated)
Reverse description: Small cross pattee.
Reverse inscription: [...] M-
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Bassetlaw (District)
To be known as: Blyth

Spatial coordinates

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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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