NMGW-B1A80D: Anglo-Saxon silver coin: Aethelraed II penny

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Unique ID: NMGW-B1A80D

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Early Medieval silver coin

Aethelraed II penny
CRVX type
BMC iii a, North 770 (c. 991-7)
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Uncertain moneyer; uncertain mint (possible mints: Gloucester [GL--], Ilchester [GIFELSCT] or Ipswich [GIPESWIC])
0.70g, incomplete and in two fragments

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: Regional importance

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Ascribed Culture: Anglo-Saxon
Date from: Circa AD 991
Date to: Circa AD 997

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.7 g

Personal details

Recorded by: Mr Edward Besly
Identified by: Mr Mark Lodwick

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NMWPA 2017.210.12

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

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

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: the Vale of Glamorgan (Unitary Authority)
District: the Vale of Glamorgan (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Llantwit Major (Community)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SS9867
Four figure Latitude: 51.39283948
Four figure longitude: -3.46741592
1:25K map: SS9867
1:10K map: SS96NE
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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMGW
Created: 10 months ago
Updated: 10 months ago

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