SF-A1BC93: Early-Medieval penny Aethelred II

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Unique ID: SF-A1BC93

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver penny of Aethelred II, Long Cross type, c.997-1003 AD. As North, 1980: no. 774.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 997
Date to: Circa AD 1003

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.54 g
Diameter: 19.51 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st October 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

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

Type: N 774 (Long Cross) (Hild. D)
Obverse description: Bare headed bust left
Obverse inscription: +ÆÐELRED REX ANGL
Reverse description: Long cross voided, each limb terminating in three crescents
Reverse inscription: +VN/BEIN/MOo/LINC
Initial mark: Cross Pattee
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Risby

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: SF
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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