YORYM-D21472: Early medieval coin: sceat of Alchred of Northumbria

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-D21472

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A silver sceat of Alchred of Northumbria dating to the period AD 765 - AD 774. Series Y. Quadruped right reverse type. Mint of Northumbria.

North Vol 1, p. 70, no. 179.

Abramson (2006), p. 45, Y590.

Notes:

Records YORYM-B2F526 and YORYM-428AF6 note that sceattas of Alchred are uncommon.

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 765
Date to: Circa AD 774

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 12.9 mm
Width: 1.3 mm
Weight: 0.8 g

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT: E05656

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sceat
Ruler/issuer: Alhred of Northumbria
Category: Styca of Northumbria and York

Type: N 179 (Series Y: Alhred)
Obverse description: Legend around cross pattée
Obverse inscription: [ ]EDHuΓV (ALCHDER retrograde, A unbarred inverted, L inverted, C rotated)
Reverse description: Quadruped right with long tail, cross pattée below
Reverse inscription: None

Coin references

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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: Cottam (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9766
Four figure Latitude: 54.08079308
Four figure longitude: -0.5188166
1:25K map: SE9766
1:10K map: SE96NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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