SF-A7FE36: SF-A7FE36: Early medieval coin: series D sceat

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-A7FE36

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A complete silver early medieval (early Anglo-Saxon) Series D (Type 2c) sceat, dating to the period AD 675-750.

North vol.I, no.163/168

c.f.Abramson D210 (obv) & D320 (rev).

Notes:

EMC no. 2018.0006

This find is from a larger research project please contact Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service for more information.

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
Thickness: 2.06 mm
Weight: 1.21 g
Diameter: 11.13 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 16th June 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Anna Booth
Identified by: Ms Anna Booth

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: RLM 059
Other reference: SS16-167; EMC 2018.0006

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 D (Type 2c) (N 163/N 168)
Obverse description: Degenerate bust right. Runic legend before, letter A behind. Pyramidical neck rests on curved double exergual line. Reverse description: Cross pommee with pellets in angles, blundered letters around.
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Near Woodbridge

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
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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