SUR-DF04A7: Early medieval: Sceat

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Unique ID: SUR-DF04A7

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A early medieval silver Continental Intermediate phase sceat, Series D (type 2c), c. AD700-715, minted in the Netherlands.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Subperiod to: Early
Ascribed Culture: Frisian
Date from: Circa AD 700
Date to: Circa AD 715

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.09 g
Diameter: 11.78 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 29th September 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr David W Williams
Identified by: Mr David W Williams
Secondary identifier: Dr John Naylor

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 12-1404

Materials and construction

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

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 D (Type 2c) (N 163/N 168)
Obverse description: Crowned head facing right, runes in front, A behind. Reverse description: Cross with a pellet in each angle and angular symbols around in pseudo-legend
Reverse inscription: +VAVO[ ] ('A' unbarred)
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Vale of White Horse (District)
Parish or ward: Baulking (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU3291
Four figure Latitude: 51.616922
Four figure longitude: -1.539215
1:25K map: SU3291
1:10K map: SU39SW
Grid reference source: From 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

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Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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