SUR-F67F09: Early Medieval coin:  Penny of Aethelred II

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COIN

Unique ID: SUR-F67F09

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver penny of Aethelred II, 979-985, First Hand Type, Winchester mint. North 766.

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 979
Date to: Circa AD 985

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.29 g
Diameter: 20.15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 10th August 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Identified by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 17-1381

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

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

Type: N 766 (First Hand) (Hild. B1)
Obverse description: A diademed bust facing right
Obverse inscription: AETHELRED REX ANG LOX
Reverse description: The hand of Providence issuing from clouds, alpha and omega at the sides
Reverse inscription: +[EAD]ZIGE R -O PINT

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Basingstoke and Deane (District)
Parish or ward: Cliddesden (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU6348
Four figure Latitude: 51.22772209
Four figure longitude: -1.09915231
1:25K map: SU6348
1:10K map: SU64NW
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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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