IOW-6BA1B4: Early Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) Coin: Series C, variant CZ Type Sceat

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-6BA1B4

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

A complete Early-Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) silver Series C, variant CZ Type sceat (c. 675-c. 750). Abramson 2006: 94.

Obverse: Radiate bust of crude style right

Reverse: Standard, beaded to three sides, containing ToT legend with cross below. Crosses outside standard

Diameter: 11.8mm. Weight: 1.05g. DA=12:1.

Abramson, T. 2006. Sceattas an Illustrated Guide. Heritage Marketing & Publications Ltd. King's Lynn.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: County / local importance

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Ascribed Culture: Anglo-Saxon
Date from: Circa AD 675
Date to: Circa AD 750

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.05 g
Diameter: 11.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 29th December 2013

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2014-5-10

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sceat
Ruler/issuer: Anonymous (early penny/sceatta)
Mint or issue place: Unknown
Category: Early Anglo-Saxon silver coin (sceatta)

Type: Series C : Variant CZ
Obverse description: Radiate bus of crude style right Reverse description: Standard, beaded to three sides, containing ToT legend with cross below. Crosses outside standard
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

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
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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