KENT-EAF0C8: Ealry Medieval Sceat

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-EAF0C8

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An Early Medieval silver sceat of Primary Phase Series A3 (BMC type 2a); mint: Kent; c. 690-700.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Ascribed Culture: Anglo-Saxon
Date from: Circa AD 690
Date to: Circa AD 700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 1.1 g
Diameter: 11.5 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Jennifer Jackson
Identified by: Miss Jennifer Jackson
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: Anonymous (early penny/sceatta)
Category: Early Anglo-Saxon silver coin (sceatta)

Type: Series A3 (Type 2a) (N 40)
Obverse description: Radiate bust right with oTIC in front and A flanked by two annulets behind. The back of the head is demarcated by 3 pellets.
Obverse inscription: oTIC
Reverse description: Standard enclosing TOTII. Tufa above, cross below, T on bottom corners, curved 'horn' from top, unbarred A on each side.
Reverse inscription: none
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Canterbury (District)
To be known as: Barham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Audit data

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

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