WAW-BB6DC7: Early Medieval coin: Eadgar, Edward the Martyr or Æthelred II (Obverse and reverse).

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COIN

Unique ID: WAW-BB6DC7

Object type certainty: Certain
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Early Medieval coin: penny which has had the legend clipped off of either Eadgar (957-975) minted between 972 to 975, Edward the Martyr (975-978) minted between 975 to 978, or perhaps more likely Æthelred II (978-1016) minted in c. 977 or between c. 1009 to 1017. North Nos. 752, 763, 764 or 777.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 972
Date to: Circa AD 1017

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.6 g
Diameter: 12.65 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 5th March 2016 - Saturday 5th March 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Carina Hughes
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

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

Obverse description: Diademed bust left.
Obverse inscription: The legend has been clipped off.
Reverse description: Small cross patteé.
Reverse inscription: The legend has been clipped off.
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
Parish or ward: Ruskington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF0851
Four figure Latitude: 53.04536876
Four figure longitude: -0.39046139
1:25K map: TF0851
1:10K map: TF05SE
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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WAW
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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