LIN-6D0CE4: Anglo-Saxon silver sceat

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Unique ID: LIN-6D0CE4

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An Anglo-Saxon silver sceat, series E.


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 0.92 g
Diameter: 11 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st February 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

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

Type: Series E (Secondary) (Type 4)
Obverse description: Devolved bust right, resembling a porcupine Reverse description: Standard with annulet in the centre and a line in each angle, one of which is a right-angled line.
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Cumberworth (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF5073
Four figure Latitude: 53.232855
Four figure longitude: 0.245871
1:25K map: TF5073
1:10K map: TF57SW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LIN
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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