DOR-5F06A9: Early medieval coin: oenny of Aethelred II

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COIN

Unique ID: DOR-5F06A9

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A silver early medieval penny of Aethelred II dating to the period AD 991 - 997. Voided short cross reverse type with C/R/V/X in angles. Mint of Worcester. Moneyer: Durant. Cf. North, p. 120, no. 770.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 991
Date to: Exactly AD 997

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.62 g
Diameter: 20.55 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: TD

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

Type: N 770 (Crux) (Hild. C)
Obverse description: Draped bareheaded bust facing left with sceptre in front
Obverse inscription: AETHELRED REX ANGLOX
Reverse description: Voided short cross with C/R/V/X in angles
Reverse inscription: DVRANT MO PIHR
Initial mark: Cross pattee
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: East Dorset (District)
To be known as: Gussage All Saints

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Grid reference source: From finder
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Recording Institution: DOR
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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