DENO-B53B63: Anglo Saxon sceat, obverse

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COIN

Unique ID: DENO-B53B63

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An early medieval 'pale gold' silver sceat of Transitional / Pre-Primary Phase PaIIa; c. 675-680..

The obverse shows a diademed bust facing right with the letters TIIC in front. The reverse shows the runic letters PADA with three beads below, all within a beaded circle. The runes are blundered. There appears to be other, Roman, lettering around the circle, including an M. Weight 1.17g, diameter 12.0mm. See North, 1963, English Hammered coinage Vol 1, no.154, p40, fig 1.59.

Find of note status

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

Subsequent actions

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: AD 680

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.18 g
Diameter: 12 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st January 2003

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Rachel Atherton
Identified by: Ms Rachel Atherton
Secondary identifier: Dr John Naylor

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby Museum entry no. E4117

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

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

Type: Series Pa IIa (N 154)
Obverse description: A diademed bust facing right with the letters TIIC in front.
Obverse inscription: TNC
Reverse description: The runic letters PADA with three beads below, all within a beaded circle. The runes are blundered. There appears to be other, Roman, lettering around the circle, including an M.
Reverse inscription: PADA (runic, blundered)

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
Parish or ward: Foxley (Civil Parish)

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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