NLM-AC9A9C: Early Medieval Coin: Series E Sceat

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-AC9A9C

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Silver coin. Sceat of Series E, cf. E150, Early Medieval issue of 710-765. A neater and crisper coin than examples illustrated by Abramson.

Obverse description: Quilled crescent right, four bars and pellets enclosed by crescent.

Reverse description: Standard with central annulet, opposed Ts to either side, set foot to foot. Beaded border to standard, a V or a crescent in two quarters outside it.

Diameter: 11.5mm, Weight: 0.98gms, die axis: probably 3

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 710
Date to: Exactly AD 765

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.98 g
Diameter: 11.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 31st July 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM39955

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Sceat
Ruler/issuer: Anonymous (early penny/sceatta)
Mint or issue place: Unknown
Category: Early Anglo-Saxon silver coin (sceatta)

Type: Series E (uncertain subtype)
Obverse description: Quilled crescent right, four bars and pellets enclosed by crescent Reverse description: Standard with central annulet, opposed Ts to either side, set foot to foot. Beaded border to standard, a V or a crescent in two quarters outside it.
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: near Keelby

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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: NLM
Created: 2 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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