BUC-5E1D33: Early Medieval coin: Penny of Aethelstan

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COIN

Unique ID: BUC-5E1D33

Object type certainty: Certain
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An early medieval silver penny of Aethelstan I (c. AD 825-845), dating to post AD 827. Minted by the moneyer Eadgar. North Volume I, page 103, number 445.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: County / local importance

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 827
Date to: Circa AD 845

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 20.1 mm
Width: 19.9 mm
Weight: 1.33 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 5th October 2017

Rally details.

This object was found at Weekend Wanderers Bucks Oct 2017 American Tour 2

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Arwen James
Identified by: Miss Arwen James
Secondary identifier: Ms Katie Hinds

Other reference numbers

Other reference: AYBCM 4795

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Æthelstan of East Anglia
Mint or issue place: East Anglia
Category: Coin of the kings of East Anglia 8th-9th century

Type: N 445 (Æthelstan EA, non-portrait)
Obverse description: Cross pattee with a wedge in each angle
Obverse inscription: AETHILSTAN RE Reverse description: Cross pattee with a wedge in each angle

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
Parish or ward: Thornton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP7435
Four figure Latitude: 52.00850986
Four figure longitude: -0.9232998
1:25K map: SP7435
1:10K map: SP73NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Date Found
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BUC
Created: 26 days ago
Updated: 15 days ago

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