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Unique ID: BERK-D0574D
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
A Hammered silver Anglo-Saxon or, Anglo-Viking imitations of Alfred the Great. C. 885 - 915 AD. Two-line 'Guthram' type. Moneyer probably Cuthbeorht. Reverse with a small cross pattée between legend in two lines; pellet between. North 475/1; SCBC 966.
This is a find of note and has been designated: County / local importance
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 1.2 g
Diameter: 20.42 mm
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Ruler/issuer: Alfred the Great
Mint or issue place: Kingdom of Northumbria
Category: Coin of the kings of Wessex 9th-10th centuries
Obverse description: Two-line ’Guthram’ type.
Obverse inscription: +EL F[R] ED RE
Reverse description: Small cross pattée between legend in two lines; pellet between.
Reverse inscription: CΛÐB over ERHE
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
4 Figure: SU5386
Four figure Latitude: 51.57038777
Four figure longitude: -1.2366848
1:25K map: SU5386
1:10K map: SU58NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.
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