YORYM-9B1B52: Sceat : Eadberht

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Unique ID: YORYM-9B1B52

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A complete early medieval silver sceat, Eadberht, King of Northumbria, Series Y, class F. AD 737-c.758

Abramson, P 129, No Y130.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.08 g
Diameter: 13.25 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Ellie Cox
Identified by: Miss Ellie Cox
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: Eadberht of Northumbria
Mint or issue place: Northumbria
Category: Styca of Northumbria and York

Type: N 177 (Series Y: Eadberht: beast right)
Obverse description: Roman lettering around cross with inner beaded border pellets in quadrants
Obverse inscription: EOTBERHTVS Reverse description: formalised heraldic quadruped with horns and mane standing right, foreleg raised; triquetra below.
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Newbald (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9035
Four figure Latitude: 53.803522
Four figure longitude: -0.634903
1:25K map: SE9035
1:10K map: SE93NW
WOEID: 26353306
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: Tuesday 25th June 2013
Updated: Tuesday 25th June 2013

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