PUBLIC-851F46: A complete early medieval silver penny (sceat) of late Primary to early Secondary Phase Series BIIIc, type 27b.

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-851F46

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A complete early medieval silver penny (sceat) of late Primary to early Secondary Phase Series BIIIc, type 27b. Dating c.710-25.

Obverse: Diademed bust facing right, no inscription.

Reverse: Cross pommee with a bird above, no inscription. Metcalf 1993: 158-65.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 710
Date to: Circa AD 725

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.03 mm
Weight: 1.1 g
Diameter: 11.92 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 10th September 2007

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
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 BIIIc (Type 27b) (N )
Obverse description: Diademed bust facing right, with double pellet diadem. It has a large angular nose and pellet eye and lips. All within a single pellet border. Reverse description: Cross pommee with a bird above composed of a curved line with three curving parallel lines behind. Below is a cross with a large annulet at the end of each arm. The upright of the cross is flanked by three pellets on each side. All within a single pellet border.
Die axis measurement: 9 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: 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: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: Wednesday 6th December 2017
Updated: Thursday 7th December 2017

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