YORYM-6BDB58: Early-Medieval Coin : Sceat

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-6BDB58

Object type certainty: Certain
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An Early-Medieval silver sceat (or proto-penny) of an anonymous ruler dating to the period AD 720 - 740. Series K, variety c, type 42 depicting mantled, diademed bust right/lion left, head turned right. Uncertain mint.

Abramson (2006), p.61, no.K210.

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 740

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.9 g
Diameter: 11.7 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Secondary identifier: Mr Andy Woods

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E05596

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 K (Type 42) (Metcalf b) (N 100: bird)
Obverse description: Mantled, diademed bust right; cross pommee before Reverse description: Lion left, head turned right
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

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: Elloughton-cum-Brough (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9527
Four figure Latitude: 53.73075297
Four figure longitude: -0.56146663
1:25K map: SE9527
1:10K map: SE92NE
Grid reference source: From 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.

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Audit data

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

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