YORYM-333F1B: Early Medieval coin: styca of Aethelred II

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-333F1B

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy styca of Aethelred II (first reign) dating to the period AD 840-844. Moneyer's name around cross reverse type. Moneyer Leofthegn. Mint of Northumbria. North Vol 1, p.72, no. 188.

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 840
Date to: Exactly AD 844

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.47 mm
Weight: 1.01 g
Diameter: 13.62 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E05315

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Aethelred II (1st reign) of Northumbria
Category: Styca of Northumbria and York

Type: N 188 (Styca of Aethelred II first reign)
Obverse description: King's name around cross
Obverse inscription: +ED[...]LRED R
Reverse description: Moneyers name around cross
Reverse inscription: +LEODEGN X
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Skirpenbeck (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE7256
Four figure Latitude: 53.99502997
Four figure longitude: -0.90322639
1:25K map: SE7256
1:10K map: SE75NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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