LVPL-AB9528: Early Medieval sceat of Eadberht

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-AB9528

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A silver sceat of Eadberht (AD737-758), King of Northumbria.

Obverse: EOTBEREHTUS; cross.

Reverse: Fantastic quadruped left with long tail and raised foreleg.

North no. 178

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 737
Date to: Circa AD 758

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1 g
Diameter: 13.07 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st November 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

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

Type: N 178 (Series Y: Eadberht: beast left)
Obverse description: Cross
Obverse inscription: EOTBEREHTUS
Reverse description: Fantastic quadruped left with long tail and raised foreleg.
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Richmondshire (District)
To be known as: Stainton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found while metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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