LVPL-5E4380: Early Medieval sceatta

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COIN

Unique ID: LVPL-5E4380

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An early-medieval silver sceat of late Primary Phase Series W, obverse ¾ length figure looking right, holding long cross pommee either side. Reverse cross crosslet on saltire cross, central pellet.

c.f Series w, BMC type 54, W220, Abramson, (2006), p79.

AD 690-710

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Ascribed Culture: Anglo-Saxon
Date from: Circa AD 690
Date to: Circa AD 710

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.2 g
Diameter: 12.16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st September 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
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: Anonymous (early penny/sceatta)
Category: Early Anglo-Saxon silver coin (sceatta)

Type: Series W (N 148)
Obverse description: Standing ¾ length figure looking right, holding long cross pommee either side. Reverse description: Cross crosslet on saltire cross, central pellet.

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: East Northamptonshire (District)
To be known as: Barnwell

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found while metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Abramson, T. 2006 Sceattas - An Illustrated Guide: Anglo-Saxon Coins and Icons Norfolk Heritage Marketing and Publications Ltd

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Audit data

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

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