KENT-0198D3: cOIN

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Unique ID: KENT-0198D3

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A complete silver Early Medieval penny of Aethelred II, 978 - 1016 AD, Crux type (c.AD991 - 997; North 770), Mint: Canterbury, Moneyer: Leofstan. North Vol I p159.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Subperiod to: Late
Ascribed Culture: Anglo-Saxon
Date from: Circa AD 991
Date to: Circa AD 997

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.94 mm
Weight: 1.36 g
Diameter: 18.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 14th February 2011

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Jessica Bryan
Identified by: Miss Jessica Bryan

Other reference numbers

Other reference: UKDFD 29770

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: Canterbury
Category: Coin of the kings of All England 924/5-1066

Type: N 770 (Crux) (Hild. C)
Obverse description: Bare headed bust left with sceptre
Obverse inscription: AEDELRAED REX ANGLO + (AE both ligated; NG ligated) Reverse description: Short cross with CRUX in the angles
Reverse inscription: LEOFSTAN M-O CAENT (AE ligated)
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Ashford (District)
Parish or ward: Bilsington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR0332
Four figure Latitude: 51.05146
Four figure longitude: 0.894992
1:25K map: TR0332
1:10K map: TR03SW
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: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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