LEIC-BC9433: BC9433b.JPG

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-BC9433

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Silver penny of Eathelred II, first hand type BMCiia, 20mm in diameter, York mint, moneyer Hundolf. The obverse shows a bust facing right wearing a draped cloak fastened at the shoulder. The inscription reads

ÆTH ELRED REX ANGLOX. The reverse shows the hand of providence reaching down from the clouds flanked by the initials M and V the inscription reads +HVNDOLF MO EFERP. EMC 2004.0071

Class: Silver penny

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 20 mm

Personal details

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Identified by: Richard

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

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

Type: N 766 (First Hand) (Hild. B1)
Obverse description: The obverse shows a bust facing right wearing a draped cloak fastened at the shoulder.
Obverse inscription: AETHELRED REX ANGLOX (AE ligated, TH represented by D with horizonatal bar on upright) Reverse description: The reverse shows the hand of providence rising out of the clouds flanked by the initials A and W
Reverse inscription: The inscription reads ? +HVNDOLF MO EFERP
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Harborough (District)
Parish or ward: Kibworth Beauchamp (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP6893
Four figure Latitude: 52.530634
Four figure longitude: -0.999028
1:25K map: SP6893
1:10K map: SP69SE
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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