YORYM-6C1C7B: Early-Medieval Coin : Northumbrian styca issued jointly under King Eadberht and his brother Archbishop Ecgberht of York

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-6C1C7B

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A complete copper-alloy Northumbrian styca issued jointly under King Eadberht and his brother Archbishop Ecgberht of York dating to the period AD 734 - 766. Mitre'd standing figure facing, holding two long crosses reverse type. Series Y.

Abramson, p.129, no.Y500.

Metcalf, D. M. p.588.

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 734
Date to: Circa AD 766

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.9 g
Diameter: 14.2 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: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Styca
Ruler/issuer: Eadberht of Northumbria and Archbishop Ecgberht of York
Mint or issue place: Northumbria
Category: Styca of Northumbria and York

Type: N 192 (Abp Ecgberht with Eadberht)
Obverse description: Legend around pellet with central inner border
Obverse inscription: EOTBEREhTVS
Reverse description: Mitreā€™d standing figure facing, holding two long crosses
Reverse inscription: ECGBERhTAR
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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