KENT-24604C: sceat

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Unique ID: KENT-24604C

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A worn and abraded uninscribed early-medieval silver sceat of series U likely type 23d, Abramason (2012) no. 45.50. BM 747 & 742. Branch with berries above bird reverse type, minted c.710-735.

Measurements: 12.38mm in diameter, 1.6mm thick and 1g in weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 710
Date to: Circa AD 735

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.6 mm
Weight: 1 g
Diameter: 12.38 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Identified by: Mr Jo Ahmet

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 U (Type 23d)
Obverse description: Figure (female?) in smock looking right holding two long crosses and standing in crescent (boat?) with pellets at each end. Reverse description: Linear long necked bird (swan?) in foliage, pecking at berries with berries above
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Maidstone (District)
Parish or ward: Thurnham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ8157
Four figure Latitude: 51.28337966
Four figure longitude: 0.59403749
1:25K map: TQ8157
1:10K map: TQ85NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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