IOW-83FD95: IOW-83FD95 Early-Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) Coin: Series K, Type 33 Sceat

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Unique ID: IOW-83FD95

Object type certainty: Certain
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An Early-Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) silver sceat (c. 720 - c. 740 AD). Series K, Type 33 (Abramson 2006: 18 and 61); (North 1994: 63, ref. 93, plate 1, no. 41).

Obverse: Diademed bust right with cross before

Reverse: Wolf's head right

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Ascribed Culture: Anglo-Saxon
Date from: Circa AD 720
Date to: Circa AD 740

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.89 g
Diameter: 11.77 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 18th March 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2012-1-168

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sceat
Category: Early Anglo-Saxon silver coin (sceatta)
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

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
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Recording Institution: IOW
Created: Tuesday 20th March 2012
Updated: Tuesday 20th March 2012

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