KENT-CC08B1: Silver series G sceat

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Unique ID: KENT-CC08B1

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An early-medieval silver primary phase sceat minted c. AD710-720. A variant of Series G, Cross before face sub-type, Abramson (2012. 91) 21.20. Reverse 2.

Oberse; Large Diademed and draped head right, large cross before. Reverse: Diamond standard, central pellet in annulet, cross pommee aove and to the sides trefoil below.

Measurements: 12.19mm in diameter, 1.89mm thick and 0.83g in weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 710
Date to: Circa AD 720

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.89 mm
Weight: 0.83 g
Diameter: 12.19 mm

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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 G (Type 3a) (N 43)
Obverse description: Large Diademed and draped head right, large cross before Reverse description: Diamond standard, central pellet in annulet, cross pommee aove and to the sides trefoil below
Die axis measurement: 2 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: Kent (County)
District: Swale (District)
Parish or ward: Sheerness East (District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ9374
Four figure Latitude: 51.43212354
Four figure longitude: 0.77511688
1:25K map: TQ9374
1:10K map: TQ97SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Audit data

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

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