WILT-E23323:

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-E23323

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An early-medieval silver sceat, dating to the period c.AD 720-745. It is a series H, type 39 Cc11 depicting on the obverse a pecking bird in beaded foliage facing right, wing raised and feet splayed. On the reverse there is a void Celtic cross encompassing four rosettes, solid line border on the inside, beaded border on the outside and central pellet within. Abramson 46.10 var, probably Hamwic mint.

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 720
Date to: Circa AD 745

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.96 g
Diameter: 12.02 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Fiona Johnstone
Identified by: Miss Fiona Johnstone
Secondary identifier: Mr Jo Ahmet

Other reference numbers

Other reference: WHM 2017-38

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: Hamwic
Category: Early Anglo-Saxon silver coin (sceatta)

Type: Series H (Type 39) (N 96)
Obverse description: Pecking bird in beaded foliage facing right, wing raised and feet splayed.
Obverse inscription: None Reverse description: Void Celtic cross encompassing four rosettes, no pellet cross.
Reverse inscription: None

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Everleigh (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU1953
Four figure Latitude: 51.27583309
Four figure longitude: -1.72900097
1:25K map: SU1953
1:10K map: SU15SE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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