LIN-6FA6C5: Anglo-Saxon silver sceatta

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COIN

Unique ID: LIN-6FA6C5

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A Northumbrian Anglo-Saxon silver sceatta of Eadberht, J.J. North no. 178 (Series Y: Eadberht: beast left), mint of York, struck circa 737-758. Booth class B. This coin is also recorded on the Fitzwilliam Museum's Corpus of Early Medieval Coins, reference number 2013.0083.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 737
Date to: Circa AD 748

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1 g
Diameter: 11 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 3rd April 2013

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney

Other reference numbers

Other reference: EMC 2013.0083

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: EOTBEREhTVS around short cross
Obverse inscription: EOTBEREhTVS
Reverse description: Dragon/beast left
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: East Lindsey (District)
To be known as: East Lindsey

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the 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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