NLM-ACD40C: Early Medieval Coin: Series D Sceat

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-ACD40C

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Sceat, probably Series D type 2c, D210 (Abramson page 97), Domberg issue of 700-715.

Obverse description: Degenerate radiate bust cuirassed right, nose is a large V-shaped feature with pellets within and adjacent.

Obverse inscription: OVhV, possibly retrograde or including runic character [here rendered 'h']

Reverse description: Cross pommee with a pellet in each angle.

Reverse inscription: possibly INO[--], direction of reading uncertain.

Diameter: 11.5mm, Weight: 1.15gms

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 700
Date to: Exactly AD 715

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.15 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: NLM39957

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: Domburg
Category: Early Anglo-Saxon silver coin (sceatta)

Type: Series D (Type 2c) (N 163/N 168)
Obverse description: Degenerate radiate bust cuirassed right, nose is a large V-shaped feature with pellets within and adjacent
Obverse inscription: OVhV, possibly retrograde or including runic character [here rendered 'h'] Reverse description: Cross pommee with a pellet in each angle
Reverse inscription: possibly INO[--], direction of reading uncertain.
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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