YORYM-0E115B: Early-Medieval Coin : Styca of Aethelred II

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-0E115B

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Northumbrian Styca of Aethelred II dating to the period AD 840 - 844. First reign. Moneyer name around cross reverse type. Moneyer Leofthegn. Mint of Northumbria. North, Vol 1, p.72, no.188.

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 840
Date to: Circa AD 844

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.9 g
Diameter: 13.8 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E05784

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Styca
Ruler/issuer: Æthelred II of Northumbria
Mint or issue place: Kingdom of Northumbria
Category: Styca of Northumbria and York

Type: N 188 ('Styca' of Æthelred II First reign)
Obverse description: Kings name around pellet in ring of dots
Obverse inscription: AEILRED REX
Reverse description: Moneyer name around pellet
Reverse inscription: EANRED
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Selby (District)
Parish or ward: Little Smeaton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE5017
Four figure Latitude: 53.64712459
Four figure longitude: -1.2450916
1:25K map: SE5017
1:10K map: SE51NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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

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