NLM-AD2B25: Early Medieval Coin: Series H Sceat

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-AD2B25

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin. Sceat; the finder kindly identifies this as Metcalfe vol. 2 page 256, 'Star Herstal' type. Abramson 2006 (page 93) suggests an origin around Namur [now France], 'Hexagon', He20, issue of 720-745.

Obverse description: Plain cross within Star of Solomon, pellets in angles of star.

Reverse description: Plain cross, rayed, with a smaller cross springing from the foot of the central cross, taking its place between rays.

Diameter: 12mm, Weight: 0.65gms

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 720
Date to: Exactly AD 745

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.65 g
Diameter: 12 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: NLM39958

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: 'Herstal' type
Obverse description: Plain cross within Star of Solomon, pellets in angles of star Reverse description: Plain cross, rayed, with a smaller cross springing from the foot of the central cross, taking its place between rays.
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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