SUSS-9920FE: Early Medieval Silver penny of Aethelred II (AD978-1016), Canturbury mint, AD.997-1003.

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Unique ID: SUSS-9920FE

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Early Medieval Silver penny of Aethelred II (AD978-1016), Canturbury mint, AD.997-1003. Reverse, voided long cross, moneyer, EADPOLD (Eadwold). Obverse, bust of king left. AETHELRED REX [...].

Weight: 1.54g
Diameter: 19.33mm

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.54 g
Diameter: 19.33 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Edwin Wood
Identified by: Ms Debbie Lee

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

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

Type: N 774 (Long Cross) (Scandinavian imitation)
Obverse description: Bust of king left.
Obverse inscription: AETHELRED REX [...]
Reverse description: voided long cross,
Reverse inscription: EADPOLD
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Chichester (District)
Parish or ward: Eartham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU9310
Four figure Latitude: 50.88201802
Four figure longitude: -0.67937461
1:25K map: SU9310
1:10K map: SU91SW
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

References cited

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Updated: About one year ago

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