HAMP-3766E8: Early-medieval coin : Sceatta of continental series D, type 8

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-3766E8

Object type certainty: Certain
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An early-medieval sceatta of continental series D, BMC type 8, dating to c. 700-715. It has some wear.
Reference: Metcalfe 183-6; Abramson D130/140; North 50, S 840

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 700
Date to: Circa AD 715

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.06 g
Diameter: 12.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st January 1998 - Thursday 31st December 1998

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Mr David Algar

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Winchester Museums Entry Form 3814

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

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

Type: Series D (Type 8) (N 50)
Obverse description: Beaded standard enclosing right angles around central annulet, representing degenerate TOTII, chevrons in margin Reverse description: Central cross pommée with two pellets, blundered legend in margin

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Test Valley (District)
To be known as: Longparish

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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