PUBLIC-5A726E: A complete silver porcupine type Continental Sceat of series E

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-5A726E

Object type certainty: Probably
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A complete, silver, porcupine type, Continental Early Medieval penny (Sceat) of series E, variety G Dated AD 680-710.

Obverse: A devolved quilled bust, no inscription

Reverse, Devolved TOTII standard, pelleted border, central ring and dot, with short lines in corners terminating in a pellet. No inscription.

This coin is similiar to BH-0A38B1

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Subperiod to: Middle
Date from: Circa AD 680
Date to: Circa AD 710

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.03 mm
Weight: 1.1 g
Diameter: 12.01 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 11th March 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr David Lange
Identified by: Mr David Lange

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 G1) (Type 4) (N 45)
Obverse description: Porcupine-like figure, V with three pellets below, incomplete rectangle with a single pellet within. Reverse description: Standard, central annulet and four ridges enclosed within elongated linear pellets.
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Sussex (County)
District: Lewes (District)
To be known as: Tarring Neville

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland

References cited

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Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 11 months ago
Updated: 11 months ago

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