YORYM-862601: Early Medieval coin: Sceat of uncertain ruler

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-862601

Object type certainty: Certain
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An Early-Medieval silver sceat of an uncertain ruler dating to the period AD 710-750. Series R. Type depicting radiate bust right and runic inscription, with standard reverse. Mint uncertain. Cf. Abramson (2006), p. 95

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 710
Date to: Exactly AD 750

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.3 mm
Weight: 0.88 g
Diameter: 12.1 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Denise Wilding
Identified by: Mrs Denise Wilding

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT:E05576

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete
Surface Treatment: White metal coated

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sceat
Category: Coin of the kings of East Anglia 8th-9th century

Obverse description: Radiate bust right, with runes in front and behind Reverse description: standard with central annulet and a cross in each corner

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Nafferton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TA0458
Four figure Latitude: 54.00755572
Four figure longitude: -0.41460109
1:25K map: TA0458
1:10K map: TA05NW
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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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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