SUR-7F9AF5: Early medieval coin: Cut halfpenny of Ethelred II

Rights Holder: Surrey County Council
CC License:

Image use policy

Our images can be used under a CC BY attribution licence (unless stated otherwise).


Unique ID: SUR-7F9AF5

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A fragment of a silver cut halfpenny of Aethelred II (978-1016), Helmet type (c1003-1009; North 775), mint: London, moneyer: uncertain (LEO[ ]).. Ref: North 1994.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Subperiod to: Late
Ascribed Culture: Anglo-Saxon style
Date from: Circa AD 1003
Date to: Circa AD 1009

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.44 g

Personal details

This information is restricted for your access level.

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 17-785

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

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

Type: N 775 (Helmet) (Hild. E)
Obverse description: A bust facing left in armour and helmet
Obverse inscription: AETHEL[RED REX ANGLO]
Reverse description: Voided longcross over a square with a trefoil at each point
Reverse inscription: +LEO[...]ND
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Mole Valley (District)
Parish or ward: Charlwood (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ2242
Four figure Latitude: 51.1642469
Four figure longitude: -0.25656181
1:25K map: TQ2242
1:10K map: TQ24SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
North, J.J. 1980 English Hammered Coinage: Early Anglo-Saxon to Henry III c. 600-1272 London Spink & Son London 775

Similar objects

Find number: LEIC-EA2B76
Object type: COIN
Silver, penny, Aethelred II (978-1016), helmet type (N775), c.1003-1009, Mint: London?, Moneyer: Eadmund, North 1994, 159, pl.13.
Workflow: PublishedFind published

Find number: BERK-3E9198
Object type: COIN
An early-medieval cut silver halfpenny of Aethelred II (AD 978-1016), helmet type (c.AD 1003-9), minted at London by the moneyer Eadelm (prob…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: HAMP-B8741C
Object type: COIN
A complete Early-Medieval silver penny of Æthelred II (978-1016), Helmet type, dating to AD 1003-1009, moneyer: Cniht / Cnit, mint: Cambridg…
Workflow: PublishedFind published

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf rdf representations.