IOW-F0B41B: Early Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) Coin: Series R1 Type Sceat

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-F0B41B

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

An Early-Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) silver sceat. Series R1, c. 710-c. 765 (Abramson 2006: 25 and 95).

Obverse: Radiate bust right, Runic EPA before, unclear symbols behind, pyramidal neck rests on curved exergual lines either side of beaded line

Reverse: Beaded standard enclosing TOTII legend, tufa containing trefoil of pellets, symbols either side, cross pattée below

Diameter: 12.4mm. Weight: 1.07g. DA=12:9.

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

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
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
Ascribed Culture: Anglo-Saxon
Date from: Circa AD 710
Date to: Circa AD 765

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.07 g
Diameter: 12.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 15th June 2014

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: IOW2014-2-308

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sceat
Ruler/issuer: Anonymous (early penny/sceatta)
Category: Early Anglo-Saxon silver coin (sceatta)

Type: Series R : Metcalf R4. (Rigold R1z/R1b?) (epa)
Obverse description: Radiate bust right, Runic EPA before, unclear symbols behind, pyramidal neck rests on curved exergual lines either side of beaded line Reverse description: Beaded standard enclosing TOTII legend, tufa containing trefoil of pellets, symbols either side, cross pattée below
Die axis measurement: 9 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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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: Monday 16th June 2014
Updated: Monday 16th June 2014

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