NLM-B0AF42: Early Medieval Coin: Northumbrian Styca of Ethelred II

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-B0AF42

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Copper alloy coin. Northumbrian styca of Ethelred II (840-844 and 844-849), issue of 840-849

Obverse description: Small central cross pattee with large lettering around it.

Obverse inscription: +EDLIRED REX

Reverse description: Small cross with a pellet in each angle. Initial cross or saltire.

Reverse inscription: +MONNE.

Diameter: 12.7mm, Weight: 1.04gms, die axis: possibly 9

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 840
Date to: Exactly AD 849

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.04 g
Diameter: 12.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 31st July 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM39962

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Styca
Ruler/issuer: Aethelred II (1st reign) of Northumbria
Mint or issue place: Northumbria
Category: Styca of Northumbria and York

Type: N 187 (Styca of Aethelred II First reign)
Obverse description: Small central cross pattee with large lettering around it.
Obverse inscription: +EDLIRED REX Reverse description: Small cross with a pellet in each angle
Reverse inscription: +MONNE.
Initial mark: cross or saltire.
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: near Keelby

Spatial coordinates


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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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