SUSS-6FA614: Early-medieval coin obverse

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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-6FA614

Object type certainty: Certain
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A debased silver sceatta, Series D (type c2), dating to 700-715 AD.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 680
Date to: Circa AD 710

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.26 mm
Weight: 1.18 g
Diameter: 11.96 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 28th August 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Trista Clifford
Identified by: Trista Clifford
Secondary identifier: Dr John Naylor

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Secondary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Uncertain

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Anonymous (early penny/sceatta)
Category: Early Anglo-Saxon silver coin (sceatta)

Type: Series D (Type 2c) (N 163/N 168)
Obverse description: Bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible
Reverse description: central cross with motifs around
Reverse inscription: Illegible

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Sussex (County)
District: Wealden (District)
To be known as: Alciston

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

Similar objects

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Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: EARLY MEDIEVAL
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Find number: SF-7808A5
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: EARLY MEDIEVAL
A silver Anglo-Saxon continental series sceatta from Domburg in Frisia. Series D Type 2c, c.700-715 AD. As Metcalf, 1993: pp. 184-189, nos. 1…
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Find number: SF-CD39B7
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: EARLY MEDIEVAL
A very worn silver Anglo-Saxon sceatta, Continental Series D, Type 2C, c.700-715 AD. As Metcalf, 1993: pp. 184-190, pl. 9; Abramson, 2006: p. 98.
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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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