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COIN

Unique ID: SUR-FEB5A7

Object type certainty: Certain
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A cut silve hammered halfpenny of Athelred II, dating to AD 991 - 997. CRVX Type, BMC IIIa. Obverse: Bare-headed bust left; in front, a sceptre. + ÆÐE[LRÆD REX AN]GLORX. Reverse: Short cross voided with CRVX in angles. Moneyer Leofstan, uncertain mint.

Notes:

Spink 1148; North 770

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.7 mm
Weight: 0.8 g
Diameter: 20 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 13th March 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Simon Maslin
Identified by: Dr Simon Maslin

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Fragment

Coin data (numismatics)

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

Type: N 770 (Crux) (Hild. C)
Obverse description: Bare-headed bust left; in front, a sceptre.
Obverse inscription: + ÆÐE[LRÆD REX AN]GLORX
Reverse description: Short cross voided with CRVX in angles.
Reverse inscription: + LEOFSTA[N] [ ]
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Basingstoke and Deane (District)
Parish or ward: Whitchurch (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4646
Four figure Latitude: 51.21135951
Four figure longitude: -1.34284682
1:25K map: SU4646
1:10K map: SU44NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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