LVPL-6A0777: LVPL-6A0777 Silver Sceat

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-6A0777

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver sceat of King Aldfrith, c.685-704. Obverse: Lion recumbent left, with triple-tail above mouth ajar, forepaw raised. Reverse: ALdFRIdUS in semi-uncial lettering, around central boss within circle. Class: Animals sub-group 3; Quadrupeds b, legend reverse Series Y (Abramson). Period Date: Early-Medieval. Culture: Anglo-Saxon. Find recorded from images supplied by North West MDC. Unfortunately no measurements recorded by club.

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 685
Date to: AD 704

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st April 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Janny Baxter
Identified by: Miss Janny Baxter

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sceat
Ruler/issuer: Aldfrith of Northumbria
Category: Early Anglo-Saxon silver coin (sceatta)

Obverse description: Lion recumbent left, with triple-tail above mouth ajar, forepaw raised. Reverse description: Inscription around central boss within circle.
Reverse inscription: ALdFRIdUS
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Ryedale (District)
Parish or ward: Buttercrambe with Bossall (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE7358
Four figure Latitude: 54.012862
Four figure longitude: -0.887497
1:25K map: SE7358
1:10K map: SE75NW
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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