LIN-13B791: Anglo-Saxon sceatta of Aldfrith

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Unique ID: LIN-13B791

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An Anglo Saxon silver sceatta of Aldfrith, king of Northumbria (685-704). Series Y, presumably struck in York. Ref. SEC, pp. 71-111.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: Regional importance

Subsequent actions

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Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Subperiod to: Early
Ascribed Culture: Anglo-Saxon
Date from: Circa AD 685
Date to: Circa AD 704

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.23 g
Diameter: 11 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney
Secondary identifier: Dr John Naylor

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sceat
Ruler/issuer: Aldfrith of Northumbria
Mint or issue place: Northumbria
Category: Styca of Northumbria and York

Type: N 176 (Series Y: Aldfrith)
Obverse description: Large pellet within circle of dots in the centre, surrounded by the king's name "ALDFRIDUS".
Obverse inscription: ALDFRIDUS Reverse description: Fantastic quadruped left.
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Torksey (Civil Parish)

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Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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