SF-5C3C28:

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-5C3C28

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver hammered cut farthing struck for Aethelred II, dating c. 997-1003. 'Long cross' type, mint and moneyer uncertain. As North 774.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 9.84 mm
Width: 10.04 mm
Weight: 0.3 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 10th September 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss

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 left
Obverse inscription: [AEDELRED] REX AN[GLO]
Reverse description: Voided long cross, pellet at centre
Reverse inscription: [....]DPOL[...]

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: East Cambridgeshire (District)
To be known as: Isleham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: About one year ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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