YORYM-ABB902: Early-Medieval Coin : Continental sceat

Rights Holder: York Museums Trust
CC License:


Image use policy

Our images can be used under a CC BY attribution licence (unless stated otherwise).

COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-ABB902

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

An Early-Medieval silver continental sceat (or proto-penny) of an anonymous ruler dating to the period AD 700 - 715. Primary series D, type 2c, depicting radiate head/cross pommee. Frisian Domburg mint.

Abramson (2006), p.98, no.D220.

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 700
Date to: Circa AD 715

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1 g
Diameter: 10.8 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E05652

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

Type: Series D (Type 2c) (N 163/N 168)
Obverse description: Radiate bust right
Obverse inscription: Illegible “runic”
Reverse description: Cross pommee with pellets in angles
Reverse inscription: “Runic” letters
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: York (Unitary Authority)
District: York (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Acaster Malbis (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE5944
Four figure Latitude: 53.88883564
Four figure longitude: -1.1038079
1:25K map: SE5944
1:10K map: SE54SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

Similar objects

Find number: YORYM-96D2CA
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: EARLY MEDIEVAL
An early-medieval silver continental sceat (or proto-penny) of an anonymous ruler dating to the period AD 700 - 715. Primary series D, type 2…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: YORYM-8326DD
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: EARLY MEDIEVAL
An early-medieval silver continental sceat (or proto-penny) of an anonymous ruler dating to the period AD 700 - 715. Primary series D, type 2…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: YORYM-A13B6C
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: EARLY MEDIEVAL
An Early-Medieval silver continental sceat (or proto-penny) of an anonymous ruler dating to the period AD 700 - 715. Primary series D, type 2…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf rdf representations.