SF-48C594: Plated imitation of a Merovingian denier.

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-48C594

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy contemporary copy of an Early Medieval Northumbrian Styca probably derived from the coinage Aethelred II, dating to the period AD 841 - 844.

Obv: central short cross with one pellet in angles, surrounded by [...]LE[...], encircled by a beaded line.

Rev: central cross surrounded by unclear letters and one pellet.

EMC 2019.0205.

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
Thickness: 2.11 mm
Weight: 0.66 g
Diameter: 12.15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 21st June 2019

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Dr Martin Allen
Secondary identifier: Dr Martin Allen

Materials and construction

Primary material: Base Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Æthelred II of Northumbria
Category: Styca of Northumbria and York

Obverse description: Central short cross with one pellet in angles, surrounded by encircled by a beaded line.
Obverse inscription: [...]LE[...]
Reverse description: Central cross surrounded by unclear letters and one pellet.
Reverse inscription: [...]
Initial mark: -
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Babergh (District)
To be known as: Lavenham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: SF
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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