YORYM-449F6E: Early-Medieval Coin : Penny of Aethelred II

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-449F6E

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete silver penny of Aethelred II dating to the period AD 991 - 997. Crux Type. Voided short cross with C.R.V.X in the angles reverse. Mint uncertain.

North Vol 1, p.159, no.770.

Approximately half of the edge of the coin has been lost to worn breaks. The remaining portion is fractured and distorted.

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 991
Date to: Circa AD 997

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.9 g
Diameter: 18.3 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E05699

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Æthelred the Unready
Category: Coin of the kings of All England 924/5-1066

Type: N 770 (Early Transitional Crux) (Hild. C var.)
Obverse description: Bust left; sceptre in front
Obverse inscription: [---]ELRED[------]
Reverse description: Voided short cross with four quarters each with a single letter: C.R.V.X
Reverse inscription: [----]M-O[T?]O
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Selby (District)
Parish or ward: Barlby with Osgodby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE6332
Four figure Latitude: 53.78052629
Four figure longitude: -1.04541239
1:25K map: SE6332
1:10K map: SE63SW
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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Updated: 4 years ago

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