YORYM-BAECA8: Early-Medieval Coin : Northumbrian Styca of Aelfwald I

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-BAECA8

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy Northumbrian Styca of Aelfwald I dating to the period AD 779 - 788. Moneyer name around cross reverse type. Moneyer Cuthheard. Mint of Northumbria.

As North, Vol 1, p.71, no.183 (though this is a silver sceat).

Find of note status

This has been noted as an interesting find by the recorder.

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 779
Date to: Circa AD 788

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.8 g
Diameter: 13.5 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E05732

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Aelfwald I of Northumbria
Mint or issue place: Northumbria
Category: Styca of Northumbria and York

Type: Aefwald I (no further details)
Obverse description: Legend around cross
Obverse inscription: FΓEVAΓDVS Reverse description: Legend around cross
Reverse inscription: CVNhEVRT
Die axis measurement: 11 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: Brantingham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9428
Four figure Latitude: 53.73991918
Four figure longitude: -0.57631588
1:25K map: SE9428
1:10K map: SE92NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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: 28 days ago
Updated: 9 days ago

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