SF-38752D: Early Medieval coin: silver sceatte

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-38752D

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An Early Medieval silver Primary Phase sceatta of Series F (variety b; BMC type 24b) dating c. AD 680-700. Obverse: crude (helmeted?) bust right, with pelleted headdress, regular pseudo-legend around. Reverse: cross on steps, single annulet at end of each limb, pseudo-legend around. Abramsson p. 71, nos. F100 and F120. Metcalfe variety a(1). This coin has been recorded on the EMC as 2018.0410

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 680
Date to: Circa AD 700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.29 g
Diameter: 10.45 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 3rd April 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss

Other reference numbers

Other reference: EMC 2018.0410

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 F (Metcalf b.i) (Type 24b) (N 62)
Obverse description: Crude (helmeted?) bust right, with pelleted headdress, regular pseudo-legend around Reverse description: cross on steps, single annulet at end of each limb, pseudo-legend around

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Forest Heath (District)
To be known as: Beck Row

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 11 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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