LEIC-0D9D6F: Early medieval copper alloy styca

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-0D9D6F

Object type certainty: Certain
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An early-medieval copper-alloy Northumbrian styca dating to the mid-9th century, probably Æthelred II of Northumbria (841-3/4 and 843/4-8), moneyer: possibly Eanwulf.

The inscription on the reverse is blundered and the obverse is partially corrorded.

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
Ascribed Culture: Anglo-Saxon style
Date from: Circa AD 841
Date to: Circa AD 848

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.01 g
Diameter: 13 mm

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Aethelred II of Northumbria (2nd reign)
Category: Styca of Northumbria and York

Type: N 190
Obverse description: Central cross (Abramson motif 1)
Obverse inscription: +ENNW+
Reverse description: pellet in circle of pellets (Abramson motif 5d)
Reverse inscription: ED[IL]RED

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Rushcliffe (District)
Parish or ward: Widmerpool (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6327
Four figure Latitude: 52.8368414
Four figure longitude: -1.06622867
1:25K map: SK6327
1:10K map: SK62NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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