YORYM-8F71AA: Early-Medieval Coin : Northumbrian Styca of Aethelred II

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-8F71AA

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A copper-alloy Early-Medieval Northumbrian Styca of Aethelred II dating to the period AD 841 - 844. First reign. Moneyer name around ring of pellets reverse type. Moneyer Leofthegn. Mint of Nothumbria.

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 841
Date to: Circa AD 844

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1 g
Diameter: 12.6 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E06217

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
Category: Styca of Northumbria and York

Type: N 188 ('Styca' of Æthelred II First reign)
Obverse description: Kings name around cross
Obverse inscription: EDILRED [---]
Reverse description: Moneyer name around ring of pellets
Reverse inscription: LEO[---]VI
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Cottam

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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