HAMP-83A84D: Early medieval coin : cut farthing of Aethelred II

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-83A84D

Object type certainty: Certain
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A late early-medieval silver cut farthing of Aethelred II (978-1016). Long cross type (North 774) dating to 997-1003. Minted by uncertain moneyer at uncertain mint. North (1994, 159).

It measures 10.2mm in length, 9.6mm in width, 0.9mm in thickness and weighs 0.43g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Acquired by a museum - not a Treasure case

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 997
Date to: Exactly AD 1003

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 10.2 mm
Width: 9.6 mm
Thickness: 0.9 mm
Weight: 0.43 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 13th December 1992 - Sunday 13th December 1992

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Robert Webley
Identified by: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Winchester Collections AY 568
Museum accession number: WINCM: AY 568.270

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

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

Type: N 774 (Long Cross) (Hild. D)
Obverse description: Bare-headed and draped bust facing left
Obverse inscription: [...]GLOX
Reverse description: Long cross voided with each limb terminating in three crescents
Reverse inscription: [...]/ M_O/ [...]
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
Parish or ward: Cheriton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU5828
Four figure Latitude: 51.04842944
Four figure longitude: -1.17396369
1:25K map: SU5828
1:10K map: SU52NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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