LANCUM-2A8ED0: silver hammered penny of Aethelstan I dating from c. AD924/5-939

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Unique ID: LANCUM-2A8ED0

Object type certainty: Certain
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Early medieval silver hammered penny of Aethelstan I dating from c. AD924/5-939. Mint: Chester. Moneyer: Wulfstan. Circumscription cross issue. North 672.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2011T283


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Subperiod to: Middle
Date from: Circa AD 924
Date to: Circa AD 939

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 24th April 2011

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: BiF2011T283_1
Treasure case number: 2011T283

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

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

Type: N 672 (Circumscription Cross, with mint)
Obverse description: Small cross pattee
Obverse inscription: +EDELSTAN REX TO BRT
Reverse description: Small cross
Reverse inscription: +VVLFSTAN M OLEGE
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cumbria (County)
District: Barrow-in-Furness (District)
To be known as: Furness

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: Other
Specific landuse: Mineral extraction

References cited

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Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 10 years ago

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