LVPL-50D947: Early Medieval coin: Sceat of the Radiate main group type

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Unique ID: LVPL-50D947

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete silver struck / hammered sceat, of Early Medieval dating, probably minted between 675 and 775 AD.

It appears to be from the Radiates main group type, sub group 8, Series D, type 2c (Abramson, 2006, 97).

Obverse: unclear
Reverse: Cross with pellet in each angle
Weight: 1.2 grams
Diameter: 18mm.


Abramson, T. 2006. Sceattas an Illustrated Guide. Heritage Marketing & Publications Ltd. King's Lynn.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Subperiod to: Early
Date from: Circa AD 675
Date to: Circa AD 775

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.2 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 29th August 2010

Rally details.

This object was found at Bridlington Quay Metal Detecting Club Luttons Rally

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Secondary identifier: Miss Teresa Gilmore

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sceat
Ruler/issuer: Anonymous (early penny/sceatta)
Mint or issue place: Unknown
Category: Early Anglo-Saxon silver coin (sceatta)

Type: Series D (Type 2c) (N 163/N 168)
Obverse description: Unclear Reverse description: Cross with pellet in each angle
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very 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: Luttons (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9479
Four figure Latitude: 54.198149
Four figure longitude: -0.560612
1:25K map: SE9479
1:10K map: SE97NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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