YORYM-5171D6: Early Medieval coin: sceatta of Eadberht

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-5171D6

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A silver sceatta of Eadberht dating to the period AD 737-58. Series Y, class E. Fantastic beast with cross patte and triquetra reverse type. Mint of Northumbria.

North, Vol. 1, p.70, no. 177

Cf. Abramson (2006) p.44, no. Y115

Subsequent actions

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
Date from: Circa AD 737
Date to: Circa AD 758

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.97 g
Diameter: 14.5 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Denise Wilding
Identified by: Mrs Denise Wilding

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT:E04923

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sceat
Ruler/issuer: Eadberht of Northumbria
Mint or issue place: Northumbria
Category: Styca of Northumbria and York

Type: N 177 (Series Y: Eadberht: beast right)
Obverse description: King's name around annulet of pellets
Obverse inscription: EOTBERHTVS
Reverse description: Fantastic beast right with looped tail enclosing cross patte with triquetra below
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Near Driffield

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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