LVPL-672346: LVPL-672346 Silver Sceat

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Unique ID: LVPL-672346

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Silver sceat of Early-Medieval date, c.765-766. Joint issue of Archbishop Ecgberht of York under King Alchred of Northumbria. Obverse: ECGBERhT AR around central cross pattee. Reverse: AL+HR D+ within pellet circle around central cross pattee. Class: Series Y, Kings of Northumbria, Sub-group 3, Non pictorial (Abramson). Culture: Anglo-Saxon. Find recorded from images supplied by North West MDC. Unfortunately no measurements recorded by club.


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Ascribed Culture:
Date from: AD 765
Date to: AD 766

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st June 2006

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Cut halfpenny
Ruler/issuer: Alhred of Northumbria
Category: Early Anglo-Saxon silver coin (sceatta)

Obverse description: ECGBERhT AR around central cross pattee.
Obverse inscription: ECGBERhT AR
Reverse description: pellet circle around AL+HR D+ and central cross pattee
Reverse inscription: AL+HR D+
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)
Parish or ward: Skirpenbeck (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE7557
Four figure Latitude: 54.00359
Four figure longitude: -0.857229
1:25K map: SE7557
1:10K map: SE75NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Finder from North West Metal Detecting Club - Finders name not recorded

References cited

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Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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