NLM-0810B0: Early Medieval Coin: Sceat

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-0810B0

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

Silver

Coin. Sceat. Possibly series E E130 (Abramson 2006), issue of 710-765

Obverse description: Quilled crescent enclosing three bars; the a curve appears at the edge of the flan.

Reverse description: Beaded standard with 'degenerate' TOT motif, actually tidily rendered and with marginal strokes and lines, none of which are in cruciform figures.

Diameter: 12.5mm, Weight: 1.02gms, die axis: probably 12

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 710
Date to: Circa AD 765

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.02 g
Diameter: 12.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 5th March 2013

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM22020

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 E (Secondary) (Type 4)
Obverse description: Quilled crescent enclosing three bars; the a curve appears at the edge of the flan. Reverse description: Beaded standard with ‘degenerate’ TOT motif, actually tidily rendered and with marginal strokes and lines, none of which are in cruciform figures
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Swinhope

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: Monday 25th March 2013
Updated: Tuesday 4th June 2013

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