LIN-77F67D: LIN-77F67D: Early medieval fragment of silver penny of Aethelweard

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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-77F67D

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

A fragment of a silver penny of Aethelweard, c.850-855 AD. The obverse type appears as North (1980, p.104) no. 450. Length: 15.51 mm; Weight: 0.21g

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
Date from: Circa AD 845
Date to: Circa AD 855

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 15.51 mm
Weight: 0.21 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Lisa Brundle
Identified by: Dr Lisa Brundle

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Penny
Ruler/issuer: Æthelweard of East Anglia
Mint or issue place: East Anglia
Category: Coin of the kings of East Anglia 8th-9th century

Type: N 450 (Æthelweard EA)
Obverse inscription: [---]AR[---]
Reverse description: Cross pattee, pellets in each angle of the cross, all within an inner circle
Reverse inscription: ?T
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Little Carlton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF4085
Four figure Latitude: 53.34337475
Four figure longitude: 0.10144695
1:25K map: TF4085
1:10K map: TF48NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LIN
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