YORYM-4E6342: Early-medieval coin : Styca

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-4E6342

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A crude silver alloy animal type sceatta possibly of Alchred (765-74).

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 765
Date to: Circa AD 774

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.2 mm
Weight: 0.9 g
Diameter: 13.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 2008

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Styca
Ruler/issuer: Alhred of Northumbria
Category: Styca of Northumbria and York

Type: N 193 (Abp Ecgberht with Alchred)
Obverse description: Ring and dot
Obverse inscription: [---]
Reverse description: Possible animal right
Reverse inscription: Illegible
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

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: Barmby Moor

Spatial coordinates


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

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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