COIN

Unique ID: IOW-83FD95

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated

An Early-Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) silver sceat (c. 720 - c. 740 AD). Series K, Type 33 (Abramson 2006: 18 and 61); (North 1994: 63, ref. 93, plate 1, no. 41).

Obverse: Diademed bust right with cross before

Reverse: Wolf's head right

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ascribed Culture: Anglo-Saxon [scope notes| view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 720
Date to: Circa AD 740

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 0.89 g
Diameter: 11.77 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 18th March 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2012-1-168

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Complete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sceat [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Category: Early Anglo-Saxon silver coin (sceatta) and related continental series [ scope notes | view all attributed records]
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine [scope notes | view all attributed records]

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East
County: Isle Of Wight
District: Isle Of Wight
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m[scope notes]

References cited

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Created: Tuesday 20th March 2012
Updated: Tuesday 20th March 2012

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