DUR-F8EDD6: Sceat of Ecgberht- DUR-F8EDD6

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Unique ID: DUR-F8EDD6

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Silver Early Medieval sceat, dating to 737-58.

An Archbishops of York type, Ecgberht (732/4- 66) minted in the regin of Eadberht (737-58).

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Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 737
Date to: Exactly AD 758

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.39 mm
Weight: 0.8 g
Diameter: 13.44 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Identified by: Miss Frances McIntosh

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Eadberht of Northumbria and Archbishop Ecgberht of York
Mint or issue place: Northumbria
Category: Styca of Northumbria and York

Type: N 192 (Abp Ecgberht with Eadberht)
Obverse description: Mitred Figure holding two crosses
Obverse inscription: ECGBERHT A(R)
Reverse description: Cross inside a circle of dots. A dot in each quarter
Reverse inscription: EOTBEREHTVS...

Coin references

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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: Thwing (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TA0570
Four figure Latitude: 54.115162
Four figure longitude: -0.395198
1:25K map: TA0570
1:10K map: TA07SE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
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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Recording Institution: DUR
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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