NLM-94D926: Sceat from Swinhope

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-94D926

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver(?)

Coin. Sceat, as identified by finder, Abramson page 60 suggests Series G type 3a, Abramson G140, possibly York mint, Secondary Series, dated from 710-720.

Obverse description: Diademed bust right with long cross pommee before (to right).

Reverse description: Beaded standard enclosing three saltires and one trefoil in angles, central pellet in annulet. Struck so part is lost or off flan.

Diameter: 12.7mm, Weight: 0.80gms.

Class: Sceat
Sub class: Series G type 3a

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 710
Date to: Circa AD 720

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.8 g
Diameter: 12.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 21st June 2011

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM18240

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sceat
Ruler/issuer: Anonymous (early penny/sceatta)
Category: Early Anglo-Saxon silver coin (sceatta)

Type: Series G (Type 3a) (N 43)
Obverse description: Diademed bust right with long cross pommee before (to right) Reverse description: Beaded standard enclosing three saltires and one trefoil in angles, central pellet in annulet
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Swinhope

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 10 years ago

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