SF-5C6CE4: Early-Medieval coin: silver sceatta of series E, variety D

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-5C6CE4

Object type certainty: Certain
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An Early-Medieval 'Porcupine' type sceatta issued in Frisia, Abramson series E, variety D (E180), dating c. 675-750. C.f Abramson (2006) 11, 88. This coin has been recorded on the EMC as 2017.0355.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 675
Date to: Circa AD 750

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.2 g
Diameter: 11.62 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 11th September 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss

Other reference numbers

Other reference: EMC 2017.0355

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 E (Variety D) (Type 4)
Obverse description: Quilled crescent coiled right, triangular head enclosing large pellet, two pellets and cross below Reverse description: Beaded standard containing pellets in corners with central annulet enclosing pellet, symbols and pseudo-letters in margins

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Forest Heath (District)
To be known as: Beck Row

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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