Aethelred II Penny
Finder County Date Recorded
Hidden WILTSHIRE Wed July 4, 2007
Recorded By Views Validated by
Hidden 1198 Rod Blunt
Material Size (mm) Issue date
Silver 20mm 979 - 985

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Description: Aethelred II First Hand Type penny of Winchester. Incomplete.
Keywords: Aethelred II Penny
State: England Reign/Issue Authority: Aethelred II
Denomination: Penny Classification: First Hand Type; BMC IIa
Mint: Winchester Moneyer: Beorhtnoth (spelling normalised as EMC)
Issue Date: 979 - 985 Metal: Silver
Weight (grams): Diameter (mm): 20mm
Obverse Description: Diademed bust right. Obverse Legend: + ∆–ELRED R[EX ANG]LOX
Reverse Description: Hand of Providence issuing from clouds; A (alpha) and W (omega) at side. Reverse Legend: [ ]HTNO– M-O PIN[ ]
References: Spink 1144; North 766 Comments:
Findspot: Milbourne County: WILTSHIRE
Recorded elsewhere: Yes. Devizes Museum Finder: Hidden
Metal Detector Used: Whites XLT Validated By: Rod Blunt


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