SUR-2CF753: Early medieval coin: Sceat

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Unique ID: SUR-2CF753

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An incomplete pale gold early sceat of Pada type (Series PaIIa), cAD665-680.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: For inclusion in British Numismatic Journal ‘Coin Register’

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Subperiod to: Early
Ascribed Culture: Anglo-Saxon
Date from: Circa AD 665
Date to: Circa AD 680

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.89 g
Diameter: 12.31 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 2006 - Sunday 31st December 2006

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr David W Williams
Identified by: Dr John Naylor

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 11-521

Materials and construction

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

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 Pa IIa (N 154)
Obverse description: Diademed bust right
Obverse inscription: TII[C]
Reverse description: Central runic spelling of 'pada', with 3 small reversed c-shaped crescents above.
Reverse inscription: [ ]IZCTOTIA[ ] (C reversed)
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Mole Valley (District)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ1449
Four figure Latitude: 51.228814
Four figure longitude: -0.368704
1:25K map: TQ1449
1:10K map: TQ14NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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