SWYOR-0C3A46: Early Medieval silver sceat

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Unique ID: SWYOR-0C3A46

Object type certainty: Probably
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Silver early medieval coin. The coin is a secondary continental Sceat of series D. Minted on English Channel - present day Belgium.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Subperiod to: Late
Date from: AD 695
Date to: AD 740

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.96 mm
Weight: 0.99 g
Diameter: 11.37 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st October 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Marshall
Identified by: Ms Anna Marshall
Secondary identifier: Dr Julian Baker

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sceat

Obverse description: Central cross with blundered legend around it. This cross arrangment constitutes the reverse for the runic series D - hence the double reverse. Reverse description: Square of pellets with central annulet containing a pellet and 'L' shapes in each angle.

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Selby (District)
To be known as: York

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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