IOW-065BD4: Early-Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) Series C2ii, Type 2 Sceat

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-065BD4

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A complete Early-Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) silver sceat, 675-750. Series C2ii, Type 2 (Abramson: 2006: 117).

Obverse: Radiate bust of crude style right, Runic EPA before. Pyramidal neck rests on curved exergual line.

Reverse: Beaded TOTII standard with a cross pattée at each side, T at each corner of standard, annulet at centre.

Diameter: 12.0mm. Weight: 1.07g.

Abramson, T. 2006. Sceattas an Illustrated Guide. Heritage Marketing & Publications Ltd. King's Lynn.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
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: Exactly AD 675
Date to: Exactly AD 750

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.07 g
Diameter: 12 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 6th September 2017 - Wednesday 6th September 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2017-1-157

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sceat
Ruler/issuer: Anonymous (early penny/sceatta)
Mint or issue place: Unknown
Category: Early Anglo-Saxon silver coin (sceatta)

Type: Series C : Metcalf C2 : Blackburn C
Obverse description: Radiate bust of crude style right, Runic EPA before. Pyramidal neck rests on curved exergual line Reverse description: Beaded TOTII standard with a cross pattée at each side, T at each corner of standard, annulet at centre
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: Wednesday 6th September 2017
Updated: Monday 11th September 2017

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