KENT-726A36: Pale gold shilling

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-726A36

Object type certainty: Certain
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An Early-Medieval/Anglo-Saxon 'pale' gold transitional sceat of Transitional/Pre-Primary Phase Series Va, dating c.665-680. Ref: Abramason No. 2.10, possibily minted in Essex.

Measurements: diameter11.82mm; thickness: 1.52mm; weight: 1.23g

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: For inclusion in British Numismatic Journal ‘Coin Register’

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 665
Date to: Circa AD 680

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.52 mm
Weight: 1.23 g
Diameter: 11.82 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Mags Erwin
Identified by: Ms Mags Erwin

Materials and construction

Primary material: Other
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Uncertain
Ruler/issuer: Anonymous (early penny/sceatta)
Mint or issue place: South east England
Category: Early Anglo-Saxon silver coin (sceatta)

Type: Series Va A (N 12.1)
Obverse description: Bust right, crested helmet, holding sceptre behind, elaborate drapery, legend around
Obverse inscription: TA[_ ___]VS Reverse description: Long cross patteee in single beaded inner circle, legend around
Reverse inscription: VANIMUNDUS MONE
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Maidstone (District)
To be known as: Near Parkwood

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 22 days ago
Updated: 6 days ago

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