NLM-DFCCD2: Early Medieval coin: Northumbrian styca of Osbehrt

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-DFCCD2

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy coin. Northumbrian styca of Osbehrt (849-867), moneyer or bishop Eanwulf, as kindly identified by Dave Haldenby.

Obverse description: Central cross pommee.

Obverse inscription: OSBEREH[-]E-

Reverse description: Central pellet.

Reverse inscription: EANWVLF

Diameter: 12.5mm, Weight: 1.32gms, die axis: 5

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Ascribed Culture: Anglo-Saxon style
Date from: Exactly AD 849
Date to: Exactly AD 867

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.32 g
Diameter: 12.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 23rd August 2021

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM47334

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Styca
Ruler/issuer: Osberht of Northumbria
Mint or issue place: Northumbria
Category: Styca of Northumbria and York

Type: N 191 ('Styca' of Osberht)
Obverse description: Central cross pommee
Obverse inscription: OSBEREH[-]E-
Reverse description: Central pellet.
Reverse inscription: EANWVLF
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

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: Bainton

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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
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Updated: 10 months ago

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